The “34,000 Pillows Project” by artist duo Díaz Lewis offers the public a way to give back to immigrant advocacy groups, and they’ll be hosting a workshop and reading series for the cause at the Institute for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Sewing a Pillow for Every Bed Occupied at US Detention Facilities
The “34,000 Pillows Project” began in 2009, when the Detention Bed Mandate required ICE to occupy an average of 34,000 beds every night across 250 detention facilities nationwide.
Inventive Responses to Labor and Immigration Issues at Human Resources
The group exhibition at Human Resources Making Plans, closing Sunday, engages with increasingly relevant issues surrounding labor, solidarity, and systematic change.