Tag: Immigration

  • Contemporary Art
A larger-than-life image of an owl's head is projected onto the facade of a building at night.

On Owls, Migration, and Hotel Rooms: A Lyric Essay

The owl in Doug Aitken’s migration (empire) leads Adriana E. Ramírez to reflect on the circumstances that lead humans and animals to travel far from home.

  • Photography
A shallow river with green grasses and trees on its banks winds through a landscape of dry grass and and dirt roads. Parked cars and trucks appear along the side of the bank at right, and the passengers stand or sit outside.

In Dialogue: An-My Lê and Viet Thanh Nguyen

An-My Lê and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen address the ways in which Lê’s work complicates the landscapes of conflict that have long informed American identity.