For empathy to truly work, we have to disturb our sensibilities and reach past ourselves.
For Ayala, there’s a clear mission to provoke, and to challenge “the political, religious and sexual repression” that he said defined his upbringing in Peru.
Now 23, Arleene uses art to spark conversations about immigration, although she remains fearful of of the consequences of being undocumented.
Created during such a period of civil unrest, El Museo served as a beacon for New York City’s Puerto Rican and African-American communities.
Andean Sky tells the story of an immigrant who returned to his hometown in Ecuador to reconnect with his own culture in the 26th Century.