Experience Folded Map
You too can experience Folded Map! Simply contact Tonika at email@example.com for a Folded Map presentation, customised workshop or even creative consultation on inclusive engagement practices.
September 12, 2019 – Tonika facilitated her Folded Map presentation to Northwestern University freshmen and asked them, “Who has been told to not go to Chicago’s South Side?” Tonika posted this video of their response to her social media and immediately afterwards, Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich saw the clip and contacted Tonika to request an interview and write the following article: https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/mary-schmich/ct-met-mary-schmich-tonika-johnson-south-side-segregation-20190918-65ezg43ksjd6ldeg26bqpzmyc4-story.html
Nov. 7, 2018 – Tonika Johnson and architectural and urban designer Paola Aguirre co-host an “interactive” Folded Map conversation at South Shore Cultural Center as part of Chicago Humanities Festival GRAPHIC! 2018 series. Scroll down and click video to view the full event. If you are interested in having Tonika speak and facilitate a Folded Map experience for your company, organization or event, feel free to email her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 7, 2018 – Interested to host an interactive Folded Map conversation, email email@example.com. Click the video to view Architectural and urban designer Paola Aguirre and Tonika Johnson’s 40minute Folded Map experience hosted by Chicago Humanities Festival as part of their GRAPHIC! 2018 series.
January 21, 2019 – As part of the Art Institute’s King Day Festival: Long Journey into Freedom, Tonika Johnson hosted a Folded Map interactive activity station. She invited visitors to think about the qualities of the spaces where they live, create their own family portrait to add the portrait collage and to flag where they live on an oversized map of Chicago.
Click to view Tonika Johnson’s Folded Map activity station at the Art Institute for their King Day Festival: Long Journey into Freedom held on January 21, 2019 from 10am-3pm.
Little girls draw on Folded Map flags to represent their family on the oversized map of Chicagoland area.
The family portrait collage part of Tonika’Tonika Johnson’s Folded Map activity station at the Art Institute’s King Day Festival on January 21, 2019.
The oversized Chicagoland area map included in Tonika Johnson’s Folded Map activity station at the Art Institute’s King Day Festival on January 21, 2019.