Conflicted: Voices of Central American Migrants

by Wendy Buendia Art is meant to provoke emotion, it is the ultimate goal of discovery in oneself and the world. Reading is a less formally categorized artistic medium, but brings the same influence that more “traditional” artistic mediums have on sculpting minds and hearts. The cultivation of one’s perspective can only be achieved throughContinue reading “Conflicted: Voices of Central American Migrants”

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”

Karen Morales-Chacana

Meet Karen Dream of Azul: And Adaptation of Blue eyes of a dog from Gabriel Garcia Marquez.Talks about a woman battered how dreams in her last moments of life, and meet all this others women that lived similar experiences, also having real testimonies too . And they share their dreams and talk about the movementsContinue reading “Karen Morales-Chacana”

Salomé Cosmique

Meet Salomé As an artist I am interested in the political, social and healing power of the arts. I believe that one of the best weapons for the transformation of society is through the arts which is why I consider myself an activist and a multidisciplinary artist. Through the use of different mediums (painting, drawing,Continue reading “Salomé Cosmique”

Ebtisam Abdulaziz

Meet Ebtisam My works are a clear and present part of who I am in the theater of life and daily existence. The variety in shapes and materials, from photographs to video, installation, numbers and geometric shapes are definitely exhibited for different purposes. Some document the accelerating times, others present an alternative concept to theContinue reading “Ebtisam Abdulaziz”

Want to see positive visual displays of immigrants?

By Maribel Rodriguez Things you can do to support the cause General Donate time, money, skill or a needed kind donation to an immigrant serving organization in your area. There are so many people and places doing good work but here is a start. Immigrant serving organizations, in my network that I would recommend: AyudaContinue reading “Want to see positive visual displays of immigrants?”