1871 is a Chicago-based technology hub that brings coders, developers, and entrepreneurs together to launch innovative startups. We produced this video to capture the creative energy of working and collaborating at 1871's offices in Chicago's Merchandise Mart. The poem is an original piece written and performed by Nate Marshall, one of the poets featured in Louder Than a Bomb; the graffiti artist is Miguel “Kane” Aguilar.

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