Desanguashington

DeSanguashington, is a Colombian American band from Washington, D.C, that fusions traditional Colombian folk music with anglo genres. DeSanguashington has emerged as one of the premier world music bands in the Washington, D.C. area, recognized and beloved by the Latino community and those who enjoy international music. Website

Cande Aguilar

“His pop culture references evoke a sense of familiarity for the audience, and he is very generous with his wit. There elements ensure that other, more personal, themes of home, of belonging, of memory stay with us” – by Cristina Frasier, lives in San Antonio, studies hand painted signs, & currently a PHD candidate inContinue reading “Cande Aguilar”

Salomé Cosmique

Meet Salomé As an artist I am interested in the political, social and healing power of the arts. I believe that one of the best weapons for the transformation of society is through the arts which is why I consider myself an activist and a multidisciplinary artist. Through the use of different mediums (painting, drawing,Continue reading “Salomé Cosmique”

Josemarie Nyagah

Meet Josemarie Josemarie Nyagah is an artist from Kenya. She studied her BA in Peace and Conflict Resolution and recently finished her honors degree in Cinematography. Josemarie believes in using art as a medium to shift perceptions and craft transformation in society. Photography, film, poetry and paining are some of the tools that she isContinue reading “Josemarie Nyagah”

Charles Jean-Pierre

Artist Statement The lines, spaces, and gaps in my work represent the absences felt growing up in an immigrant home. My practice recognizes the erasure of our complex histories and challenges the narrative that we are perpetual outsiders.  My work attempts to create the informed cultural context needed to make sense of the American connectionContinue reading “Charles Jean-Pierre”

Aaron Maier

Meet Aaron I create narrative paintings and drawings that use the visual language of caricature and cartoons to better understand my connection to indigeneity, latinidad, whiteness, jewishness and maleness. I work from memories, personal photographs, and writings to make paintings that critically examine the way in which my family performs and participates in social disparitiesContinue reading “Aaron Maier”

Ebtisam Abdulaziz

Meet Ebtisam My works are a clear and present part of who I am in the theater of life and daily existence. The variety in shapes and materials, from photographs to video, installation, numbers and geometric shapes are definitely exhibited for different purposes. Some document the accelerating times, others present an alternative concept to theContinue reading “Ebtisam Abdulaziz”

Wole Ajagbe

Meet Wole Wole Ajagbe is a Nigerian-American photographer currently residing with his orange tabby cat companion in Washington, D.C.. He started his photographic journey in high school where he learned to capture images on film and develop them in a darkroom. Since then, he has primarily transitioned to capturing images digitally and credits mobile photography’sContinue reading “Wole Ajagbe”

Want to see positive visual displays of immigrants?

By Maribel Rodriguez Things you can do to support the cause General Donate time, money, skill or a needed kind donation to an immigrant serving organization in your area. There are so many people and places doing good work but here is a start. Immigrant serving organizations, in my network that I would recommend: AyudaContinue reading “Want to see positive visual displays of immigrants?”