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When People Could Fly: An Art Installation by Langston Allston

  • Slate Art + Performance (map)

Please join us in celebrating the completion of Langston Allston's installation, "When People Could Fly!" 

Since the opening on the 14th, Langston has made extensive progress in continuing to transform the space into his own visual narrative. This is the chance to experience the story in its entirety. As part of his exhibition's vision, Langston has invited musical artists to perform for the night as a way to bring together and highlight local talent within the community. 


Huey Gang
CJ Run
Syd Shaw
Good at Bad

Performances will start around 8:00pm. 
Doors open at 7:30pm. 
*Suggested Donation: $5

Drinks will be provided. 

Exhibition remains up until Saturday, August 5th. Visitation is by appointment-only so please contact the gallery to schedule a viewing! ( 

"When People Could Fly" discusses issues of education injustice, unequal access, and violence present in Chicago and the rest of the country at large as a bold, illustrative mural. 

Artist Bio: Langston Allston is a muralist and painter currently based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He uses his visual practice as a medium to tell stories, drawn from personal experiences and also of the people within his community. Langston's work threads between the past and present which provides viewers an opportunity to reflect upon these shared moments and histories.

IG: @langstonallson

Earlier Event: July 13
Glappitnova’s July 13th Showcase #1
Later Event: July 30
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