Hebru Brantley (USA) was born in Bronzeville, Chicago, afro-american area south of Chicago, where he still lives and works. After graduating from Atlanta Clark University with a B.A. in Design and Press Illustration he returned to his hometown Bronzeville. His work is largely inspired by personal memories, as well as elements from the culture in fashion, mainly related to themes from the eighties to nowadays. He expresses his concern for social and political issues with a playful perspicacity that is nonetheless a message of hope to his own generation.