Total 10 Posts

Art from Inside

These sketches by Erickson, a thirty-six-year-old man at Baker County Detention Center, evoke the melancholy, uncertainty and deprivation of his life in detention.

Holiday Greetings

Seven detained immigrants share their artwork to raise funds for those in need during the holidays “December 25” by Luis Quintero Pam Shearman, a volunteer at Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants (ICDI) in Chicago, describes how this holiday fundraiser came to be: So many of the people we visit have

The work of many generations

Artwork by Jose Vasquez, detained at the Theo Lacy Jail in California > “Bear in mind that the wonderful things you learn in your school are the work of many generations. All this is put in your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honor it, add

The Change

by Pedro, currently in immigration detention in Illinois I lived in a dark world without any direction and not knowing that my actions would cause me to hurt my family and my life, but thanks to my Lord and savior my eyes opened. I know I live for him and

Moving Art Into Our Movements

Moving Art: An Exhibition by DRUM — Desis Rising Up & Moving From DRUM — Desis Rising Up & Moving in New York City: On Sunday July 9, Moving Art held its end-of-program gallery sharing the art that 9 young working-class artists have been working on, grounded in the experiences of our

(B) C(o)nscious: The Story of a Young Immigrant Unfolds

The artwork of Bo Thai Statue of What (B) C(o)nscious is a project by artist Bo Thai that depicts a young immigrant’s journey to America through art. Each piece represents a stage of the journey, from arrival through immersion, discovery, self-definition, and finally, confronting global crisis with