TONIKA JOHNSON

Social Justice Artist/Photographer

TONIKA JOHNSON

New Folded Map segment on WBEZ

January 30, 2020 - Two North side Folded Map particpants, Christina Harrington and Joey D., join Tonika to discuss this word-of-mouth culture to not go to the South or West side and how they’re challenging it. Click the following link to hear the complete segment: https://www.wbez.org/shows/reset/folded-map-participants-challenge-common-advice-dont-go-to-the-south-or-west-side/43f4b6c3-b598-4e1d-8c15-a398a6788018

January 8, 2020 - Chicagoans are often told to avoid the South and West Sides of the city, and it bolsters the status quo of segregation. On Folded Map's fourth segment on WBEZ, Tonika and University of Illinois Sociology Professor, Dr. Maria Krysan, unpack this continuing reality.
To hear the full segment, click the following link: http://bit.ly/2R33rGG

November 4, 2019, – Tonika Johnson made her debut as a new regular contributor on WBEZ’s new morning show "Reset," with Jenn White to share about the "Folded Map Project," its origin, purpose and expansion. Click the following link to listen to the complete interview: https://www.wbez.org/shows/reset/englewood-artist-connects-residents-across-chicago-segregation-lines/d7a82ea1-4b99-48ec-91bb-f0f07d291a80

November 25, 2019 - Folded Map's second segment on WBEZ’s Reset highlighted the November 9th opening of Folded Map's exhibit at Englewood Branded store in Englewood. Click the following link to hear the complete interview: https://podcast-stream.wbez.org/recast/reset-segments/20191125133932-H1C1FoldedMap.mp3?listeningSessionID=0CD_382_352__05bc9bf58bcd054d120bccf6e0bad9437a845a8e

December 16, 2019 - Tonika Lewis Johnson’s “Folded Map” project brings together residents across Chicago’s segregation lines, and the project has expanded to include West Side addresses. On the third Folded Map segment on Reset, host Jenn White sits down with Tonika and her first pair of West Side twins that represent neighborhoods Logan Square and East Garfield Park. Click the following link to hear the complete segment: https://www.wbez.org/shows/reset-with-jenn-white/folded-map-project-meets-chicagos-west-side/0e8826af-05cf-4f6b-bb13-a5366aa6b89a?utm_source=url&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Web-Share

November 4, 2019 – Tonika Johnson made her debut as a new regular contributor on WBEZ’s new morning show "Reset," with Jenn White to share about the "Folded Map Project," its origin, purpose and expansion. Click the following link to listen to the complete first segment: https://www.wbez.org/shows/reset/englewood-artist-connects-residents-across-chicago-segregation-lines/d7a82ea1-4b99-48ec-91bb-f0f07d291a80

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Folded Map Artist Talk with Paola Aguirre