James T. Green is a conceptual artist, radio producer, writer, and educator from Chicago, Illinois, and now in Brooklyn, New York.

The Beacon of The 'Hood

The Beacon of The 'Hood

The convenience store is seen as the central of many black neighborhoods. A central meeting point for various activities and products. I went out to explore how the lights of a convenience store shine during the night time hours, emulating the purpose of a beacon of a lighthouse; reminding you of where you are no matter how far you stray away.

 This piece has been shown in: 

 August 1st, 2014: How To Make A Hood, Arts Incubator in Washington Park, Chicago IL

 March 30th, 2012: Reunited, Lode Drive Projects, Worth IL