If you are want to see some of the hottest artwork by artists from around the country who are dealing with the subjects of immigration, xenophobia, borders, and pro-migrant activism - then DON'T MISS the 1-day only show in Los Angeles, California - this Friday, July 29th @ 6 pm.
Check out the video appeal above.
A Pro-Migrant Art Exhibit
Friday, July 29, 2011, Starting @ 6 pm
SEIU - 828 West Washington Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90015-3310.
This Friday, The Sound Strike is organizing a Boycott Hatred Benefit Concert to benefit grassroots organizations in Arizona. This event will bring the LA community together with art, live music, a panel discussion, food and local vendors with the purpose of raising awareness and strengthening to pro-migrant movement.
The exhibit will open at 6 pm, and features an array of designers, street artists, painters, printmakers, and photographers. The artists include: Lalo Alcaraz, Hertz Alegrio, Steve Alfaro, Santiago Armengod, Rafael Cardenas, Ozzie Carmona, Jesus Barraza & Melanie Cervantes of Dignidad Rebelde, Juan Luis Garcia, Jon Garza, Art Hazelwood, Ray Hernandez, lapiztola oaxaca, Ricardo Levins Morales, Aaron Andrew Martin, Cesar Maxit, Doug Minkler, Mokhtar P99, Diane Ovalle, Favianna Rodriguez, Erik Ruin, Julio Salgado, Victor Sepulveda, Dewey Tafoya, Manny Torres, Justin Valas, Mark Vallen, Russell Varner, Ernesto Vasquez, Ernesto Yerena.
I will be working on a special installation throughout the exhibit, so be there on time to see the work evolve into the final piece.
To get more details about the event, click here. Special thanks to Reed Rickert for his video editing skills. Some of the artwork by the artists in the exhibit are below.
Art by Jesus Barraza of Dignidad Rebelde