Inside a Hielera Detention Cell Art Exhibit at SXSW

Mar 10, 2019
5:49 pm
Originally published at Audioboom

This past weekend, Latino Rebels was in Austin for SXSW and visited the #AbolishICEBox art exhibit, organized by RAICES. We talked with Jerry Silguero, one of the artists behind the installation, as well as with Barbara Peña of RAICES. We also recorded from inside the installation.

Here is our latest Latino Rebels Radio podcast:

The following is a video our host and founder @julito77 took of the installation’s interior:

This is the community mural outside the exhibit that was created by artist Yocelyn Riojas:

(Photo by Julio Ricardo Varela/Latino Rebels)

Here is the fence with the bandanas that were mentioned in our podcast episode:

(Photo by Julio Ricardo Varela/Latino Rebels)

This is a photo of Yocelyn’s phone installation:

(Photo by Julio Ricardo Varela/Latino Rebels)

Here is one of Jerry’ sculptures inside the exhibit. It shows a young migrant who died:

(Photo by Julio Ricardo Varela/Latino Rebels)

The exhibit will be open the following dates and times (local Austin time):

  • March 15: 11am to 6pm,
  • March 16: 11am to 2pm.

The exhibit will is in parking lot at 308 Guadalupe St.

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