The artist’s bright pink motor yacht has already rescued 89 refugees in distress in the Mediterranean.
Stark and Moving Illustrations of Refugee Journeys
Journeys Drawn: Illustration from the Refugee Crisis tells the stories of some of the estimated 68.5 million people who have been forcibly displaced worldwide.
Bloody Hell, Marc Quinn Taps Refugees for Latest Bloody Artwork
A new project that is slated to appear in front of the New York Public Library’s main branch on Fifth Avenue will contain the blood of refugees.
On Day of German Unity, City of Kassel Removes Artist’s Monument for Refugees
The city removed Olu Oguibe’s “Monument to Strangers and Refugees,” at dawn on the national holiday celebrating Germany’s reunification after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
After Dispute with Documenta Artist, City of Kassel Demands Removal of Monument for Refugees [UPDATED]
The City of Kassel has decided to indefinitely remove Olu Oguibe’s public sculpture, “Monument to Strangers and Refugees,” commissioned for last year’s Documenta.
Australian Art Museum Drops Security Firm Accused of Abuse at Detention Centers
The National Gallery of Victoria will no longer work with Wilson Security, though it claims recent protests and petitions did not drive the decision.
Artists Protest Australian Museum’s Deal with Security Firm that Allegedly Abused Asylum-Seekers
Candice Breitz retitled one of her pieces “Wilson Must Go” in protest of the National Gallery of Victoria’s contract with Wilson Security, a company shown to have committed human rights abuses at Australian detention centers.
Ikea and UN’s Flat-Packed Refugee Shelter Wins Design Award
A refugee shelter has won the annual Beazley Design of the Year award.
Drawing Refugees’ Stories on Life Jackets
For Project Life Jacket, an artist illustrated Syrian refugees’ memories of their lives before the war on flotation devices.
Designing and Building for the World’s 65 Million Displaced People
The exhibition Insecurities takes an unorthodox approach to artists’, architects’, and designers’ attempts to alleviate the crises faced by millions of forcibly displaced persons.
A Street Artist Spotlights the Inhumane Treatment of Migrants in Malta
Some 5,000 undocumented immigrants currently live in overcrowded detention centers in Malta, though their hardships are mostly hidden from the wealthy European tourists who flock to the Mediterranean archipelago.
Capturing the Faces of the Global Refugee Crises
LOS ANGELES — The Annenberg Space for Photography serendipitously opened their latest exhibition Refugee during the Jewish holiday of Passover, which celebrates one of our most enduring refugee narratives, the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt (even if its veracity is in doubt).