'Dust and Rainbows' capsule collection designed by Shooting Without Bullets in collaboration with Xhibition for FRONT Triennial

Jul. 27, 2022

Shooting Without Bullets Dust and Rainbows Tee ☁️🌈

Playing with distortion, repetition, and ancient symbols representing motion and time, this design responds to Langston Hughes' contemplation of dust and rainbows by asking, "What we see, if we see."

The pixelated, digital dust of a yearbook portrait of Langston Hughes from his time at Cleveland’s Central high school travels through an optical spiral of infinite time, connecting the experiences of Cleveland youth to a rich legacy of renaissance and resistance pioneered by Black artists like Hughes.

The inclusion of FRONT’s theme on the garment represents the coexistence of dust and rainbows in regenerative ecosystems while uplifting the invisible, ephemeral, and unrecognized in Cleveland.

This limited edition tee is available for purchase at the SWOB x Xhibition Pop - Up Activation at The FRONT PNC Exhibition Hub at Transformer Station, in-store at Xhibition Cleveland locations, and online at the link in our bio!

All profits benefit the SWOB agency. We appreciate your support!