Art Exhibit: 5 Madonnas In Exile: A Site-specific Installation On Immigration, Family Separation, and the Power of Wome
LACIS Distinguished Alumni Artist-in-Residency
Monday, November 12, 2018
Hillel Foundation, 611 Langdon St.
Presented by UW alum, professor and artist, Jonatas Chimen. 5 Madonnas in Exile is a multimedia, audience-participatory, and site-specific exhibit that aims to highlight the plight of immigrants and asylum seekers through a symbolic and multidimensional languages. Here, Jônatas draws parallels between his family's long history of immigration, the role that specific women have played in keeping the family together, and the current global immigration crisis.