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Artist behind UICA’s Warm Water exhibition explains story behind it

Posted at 10:55 AM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 10:55:29-05

Now at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, running through April 28, 2019, Warm Water: New Works by Charles Edward Williamsis based on the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. It's a collection of re-narrated visual works revolving around the five Black teens who allegedly caused the death of Eugene Williams in Lake Michigan on Chicago's South Side.

The man behind this exhibition, Charles Edward Williams, stopped by FOX 17 Morning Mix. Take a listen to what he had to say.

The opening night is Jan. 11, 6p.m. to 9p.m. with family day activities planned on Jan. 12 from 1p.m. to 4p.m.

To learn more, log onto uica.org