A free contemporary photography and creative writing publication for Chicago

  • 1st and 3rd


    Look for our volunteers wearing LDOC shirts handing out issues at the Loyola Ave, Belmont Ave, Lake St, 69th St, and 95th St. Red Line Stops

  • Not A


    Want to send one to someone who doesn’t ride the Red Line? You can purchase and view work from previous issues of LDOC.

What is this thing?

LDOC was an arts publication that featured Chicago artists and writers on a bi-monthly basis. It was distributed the first and third Mondays of every month at the following Red Line stops: Howard, Belmont, Lake, 35th, and 69th.

LDOC was created out of a desire to engage the people of Chicago in an artistic, accessible way. The use of newsprint acted as an unintimidating and familiar material for Red Liners to connect with, while the work of local photographers and writers offered a few minutes away from our phones and screens.

LDOC was fully supported by the 2015 Crusade Engagement Grant given by Crusade for Art.

Read more about the organizers here.


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