Love 4 Immigrants: Un-Weaved Stories

Virtual Exhibit  Washington, D.C. (September 26th, 2021) – Love 4 Immigrants is pleased to announce an art exhibition titled: Love 4 Immigrant’s Un-Weaved Stories and themed: Family + Storytelling + Weaving Memories.  Date: Virtual Opening: September 26th (open for 2-3 weeks)  Location: Virtual: OWW | Occupy White Walls Video Game and Art Platform & WebsiteContinue reading “Love 4 Immigrants: Un-Weaved Stories”

Introduction to South Sudan from Why We Wander

Written by our very own Bethany Woodson about her experience working with refugees in Upper Nile State, South Sudan. Check out the full article below and stay tuned for more about the refugee situation in Upper Nile and Bethany’s experiences in the humanitarian sector! Greetings from Upper Nile State, South Sudan. I recently arrived inContinue reading “Introduction to South Sudan from Why We Wander”

What Are Immigrants Fleeing From?

By Rossella Battaglia I work for an Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) called Movimiento por la Paz as a community worker in a reception center located in Madrid. People we welcome can be identified as follows: sub-Saharan Africans coming mainly from Mali, Sierra Leone, Guinea Conakry, Gambia, Burkina Faso who begin their migratory process in their ownContinue reading “What Are Immigrants Fleeing From?”

The Journey & Activism of Salomé Cosmique

By: Wendy Buendia Moments are fleeting. For thousands of years, artists have tried to capture a memory’s entirety. It has proven to be near impossible. Art helps to capture that very moment, though our own eyes and mind could deceive us on what had actually occurred. Performance art is the closest that we can comeContinue reading “The Journey & Activism of Salomé Cosmique”

Artist Sunday: Artist Highlight

Our artists are photographers, visual artists, and upcycled artists who create art with heart, and who have visions that could inspire people to appreciate the small but beautiful moments in life but to think about being kinder to nature, stand up for womens’ rights and build bridges in our nation. Artist Sunday Site

Why do people immigrate?

A little hint why we should love everyone regardless… A re-post by Mulenzi Tonny Immigration is the international movement of people to a destination COUNTRY of which they are not natives or where they do not possess CITIZENSHIP in order to settle as PERMANENT RESIDENTS or NATURALIZED citizens. IT’S also a phenomenon that happens insideContinue reading “Why do people immigrate?”

Art & Identity: Simona

Written by: Wendy Buendia Art is complicated, beautiful, and emotional. It is why it has persisted for thousands of years as a way not only to preserve important events but communicate the significance of different cultures and cultural identities. The vibrant colors of a mural to the plucking of a guitar allow us to gainContinue reading “Art & Identity: Simona”

Marifel Bermudez

Meet Marifel As an artist I identify as a fibers/mixed media artist: Typically my works incorporate color, fibers, and textiles; through weaving and latching hooking. I’m a color fanatic. The use of color within my works is signature: a palette the evokes emotion, provokes a reaction, or just plain compliments your living room. Techniques IContinue reading “Marifel Bermudez”

Jacqueline Hernandez

Meet Jackie Jacqueline Hernandez is a first-generation Salvadoran-American artist based out in NJ. She’s an educator and acclaimed artist. Her art is multi-faceted and focuses on totemic style sculptures, paintings, and even jewelry. Her art is heavily informed by her identity as part of the Salvadoran diaspora. She even credits her learning about her familyContinue reading “Jacqueline Hernandez”

Catalina Rodríguez Tapia

Meet Catalina I am a writer who will be published in December 2020. My upcoming book, “Conflicted: Voices of Central American Migrants” aims to eliminate the stigma linked to migrants by showing their stories and their aspirations when moving to the United States and other destination countries. I do so by telling the stories ofContinue reading “Catalina Rodríguez Tapia”