Artists Cassils and rafa esparza organized In Plain Sight, enlisting planes to spell out urgent calls to action above over 80 detention facilities and other sites on July 3 and 4.
70 miles north of the US–Mexico border, Other TARGET/s condemns migrant detention, mass incarceration, and the juvenile justice system, by reaffirming a sense of shared humanity.
Instead of a traditional protest, Never Again Action presented a Purim Spiel, a centuries-old form of Jewish theater.
Sandy Rodriguez situates America’s ongoing practice of migrant detention within a centuries-long project of violence against indigenous peoples, starting with Spanish contact in 1519.
The display presents the figurines of Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus separated by metal cages to evoke detention facilities at the US-Mexico border. “The role of public art is to raise awareness,” explains the church’s reverend.