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This Artist Made Chicago-Themed Lotería Cards And They're Awesome

It's called Chicagotería.

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The art project highlights distinct Chi-town elements through the lens of the traditional Mexican card game Lotería.

Oleh Slobodeniuk/ Missy Rosa / Via chicagoteria.com

Part of the inspiration for the art project came from witnessing the city's ongoing gentrification.

"I saw first-hand the effects of gentrification and how it’s currently washing away the culture of so many Chicago neighborhoods. I wanted a way to preserve the memories and share them with others."

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Chicagotería is still under development and will be turned into an actual game. Check out updates on Instagram and sign up for the newsletter here.