Letters from the Future was a project developed in 2016 that asked incarcerated artists to imagine life in 2045. While this date might seem far in the future for many of us, the years and years into the future represents the out-dates for some artists inside. Artists started with letters to their future selves and produced a set of images for a future they want to see. The work was installed with the accompanying letters for viewers to read. This project was led by Damon Locks. 


The Weight of Rage
2016; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago


Charles McLaurin

Danny Colston

Devon Daniels

Dewayne McCoy

Elton Williams

Francisco Estrada

Joseph Dole

Matthew Davis

Steven Zirko

William Jones