144 Taylor – Chris Treggiari & Billy Mitchell
Fight For Your Neighborhood
Description: Spurred by the Tenderloin’s historical connection to the sport of boxing, the artists have created a boxing gym installation that also serves as a reminder to stand up and fight for the neighborhood during tough economic times. Artist Chris Treggiari created the installation elements of the boxing ring and gloves. Photographer Billy Mitchell (Sixth Street Photography) took photographs of local residents to create the foreground montage of the crowd watching the match.
Artist: Growing up in a family of social workers led Chris Treggiari, a Root Division Resident Artist, to eschew the art “establishment” in favor of public performances that allow him to interact with a broader audience and the public space outside of the art institution. Much of his work also involves collaborations, many times with local non-profits and usually involving mobile stages brought around SF to create public events.
Billy Mitchell is 56-year-old disabled, black man who has lived and worked in the Tenderloin and SOMA for 20 years. He has also been a member of 6th Street Photography since 1995.
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