Posts Tagged ‘immigration’

The Weight of Water

June 6, 2018

The Weight of Water  by Mary Vaneecke, 20” x 20” by 12” Artist Statement When I attended a photo shoot for  The Migrant Quilt Project I was struck by the fabric slings for water bottles that Jody Ipsen brought from campsites along the border.  Jody is the founder of the MQP.  Crossers or their loved ones […]

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‘Desconocidos,’ for The Migrant Quilt Project

May 25, 2017

About the Work This piece was commissioned by The Migrant Quilt Project to honor and call attention to those who died crossing the border in the 2015-2016 fiscal year.  It is made in part with clothing discarded at the border by migrants.  The Project commissions a quilt each year, and the quilt must have the names of […]

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No Censorship at THIS Quilt Show!

February 27, 2017

The Tucson Quilters Guild Quilt Fiesta! 2017 is all over, but this one was even more interesting that usual for me. One of the show co-chairs confided in me that my entry Abuela Reads the Headlines caused some controversy at the quilt show.  Apparently at least two people asked that it be removed from the […]

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