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CoCA Reflects on America, A Place Many Immigrants Call Home

Judy Shintani Pledge Allegiance Tule Lake Incarceration barrack wood, vintage barbed wire 48" x 24" x 12"

(Where) Do We Belong?​ Reflects on America, A Place Many Immigrants Call Home

Jake PrendezTwo DreamersOil on canvas 36″ x 24″ x 1″

From October 4 through November 17, Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) will present the group show, ​(Where) Do We Belong?​. This exhibit ​shares the realities and challenges surrounding immigration and includes artworks that are a response to Trump’s “Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policies”—amplifying diverse artistic voices with direct experience.

A wide range of media including installation and textile to video and paintings will present artworks from Humaira Abid, Hawo Ali, Tatiana Garmendia, Hiba Jameel, Rohena Alam Khan, Jake Prendez, ​Marcia Santos, and Judy Shintani.

Humaira AbidTogether But Not Together: Mother and ChildCarved Mahogany and Pine wood 18″ x 11″ x 2.5″

Not only are family separations consistent, but xenophobia, racism, and bigotry have been constant, taking different forms in the lapse of America’s history. The

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