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Water Writes: Oakland

Water Writes: Oakland

Oakland, California – Broadway @ 21st Street in Downtown a collaboration with local youth programs that create urban arts and urban gardens. The mural portrays everyday ways that young people in Oakland are choosing healthy alternatives and decisions that protect and conserve water. Artist Team: Estria Miyashiro Vogue TDK Cece Carpio Robert Trujillo Josue Rojas […]


Qathra: Hymn of Rain

Qathra: Hymn of Rain

A commissioned work for Qathra inspired by Badr Shakir al-Sayyab’s poetry. Badr Shakir al-Sayyab RAIN SONG Translated by: Lena jayyusi and Christopher Middleton Your eyes are two palm tree forests in early light, Or two balconies from which the moonlight recedes When they smile, your eyes, the vines put forth their leaves, And lights dance […]


Battallon de San Patricio

Battallon de San Patricio

Battallon de San Patricio, Guanajuato, Mexico With the U.S. annexation of Texas in 1846, tensions with Mexico had reached a critical point. At the same time, many Irish Catholics were immigrating to America in the wake of famine and unrest in Ireland. In the Army, as with the rest of the country, the Irish Catholics […]


El Relevo at La Peña

El Relevo at La Peña

In celebration of La Peña’s 30th year anniversary, Trust Your Struggle have painted inside the historic center that has been up and running since 1975. More about La Peña: La Peña is a vibrant non-profit community cultural center with a global vision that has promoted social justice, arts participation, and intercultural understanding for over 40 […]


International Festival de Los Nuevos Vientos (Festival of New Winds)

International Festival de Los Nuevos Vientos (Festival of New Winds)

December 5, 2008 Inspired by the City of Youth: An art explosion in one of Mexico’s most marginalized places by Josue Rojas ECATEPEC, MEXICO — We were in the dustiest, the poorest, most marginal place: where leftists and immigrants live, where immigrants from Central America stay, where people dump garbage, where no one cares to […]


On The Wall

On The Wall

On The Wall is the last exhibition of the year-long series, PICTURING IMMIGRATION,which included exhibitions and public events examining immigration from a variety of perspectives.