Franklin Street Works is pleased to present Acting on Dreams: The State of Immigrant Rights, Conditions, and Advocacy in the United States, an original group exhibition curated by Yaelle S. Amir. The show features artists who use creative, often process-oriented, strategies and community collaborations to advocate for authorized and undocumented immigrants and propose innovative alternatives to immigration reform.
The exhibition will be on view from June 13 - August 30, 2015, with a free, public reception on Saturday, June 13 from 6:00-8:00pm.
Exhibiting artists include: Andrea Bowers, CultureStrike & JustSeeds, Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani, Ghana ThinkTank, Marisa Morán Jahn (Studio REV-) in collaboration with National Domestic Workers Alliance and Caring Across Generations, Jenny Polak, QUEEROCRACY in collaboration with Carlos Motta, and Favianna Rodriguez.
Franklin Street Works is located in Stamford, Connecticut, a 45 minute Metro North train ride from NYC. We are happy to reimburse travel for any writers who want to come see the exhibition, regardless of whether they decide to write a review.
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