El agua no entiende de fronteras - altar dedicado a los niños inmigrantes

My installation titled "Water Doesn't Understand Borders," an altar dedicated to immigrant children, will be on display throughout October and into November at MCCLA. It is part of a group show titled "Cultivando Tiempo: Day of the Dead 2019." There are four main altars honoring the four seasons and elements, as well as various other meaningful altars and installations by incredible artists. MCCLA 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco Gallery Hours: Tues to Fri: 10 AM to 6:30 PM Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM There will be a closing reception on November 2, Día de los Muertos. Please click here for more information about this upcoming event: https://missionculturalcenter.org/event/day-of-the-dead/

SOMArts Day of the Dead Opening Reception, Friday, October 11

This Friday is the Opening Reception for SOMArts Day of the Dead 2019: City of Souls. You can find out more about the event and buy tickets here: https://www.somarts.org/events/cityofsoulsopening/ I have created an altar installation titled "Tent City of Souls" in honor of Perry Foster, one of the nearly 400 people who have died on the streets of San Francisco since 2016. When I learned how many homeless people die each year, I wanted to learn more about their stories. I searched for facts about their lives, but discovered that there is barely any information available. Homeless people often remain anonymous, invisible. I came across an article by KQED journalist Dan Brekke about Perry Foste

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