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Safe Harbor: Work By Diaz Lewis - 'Artivism' In Springfield

Alejandro Figueredo Diaz-Perera & part of the work

Diaz Lewisis a collaboration between Cara Megan Lewis of Kansas City, Missouri, and Alejandro Figueredo Diaz-Perera of Cuba. Their art comes from a variety of media, one particular project utilizes pillows. That will be part of what's on display at The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery in an exhibitcalled "Safe Harbor: Work by Diaz Lewis."

The work explores immigration issues, a talk in conjunction with the exhibition reception will take place Thursday March 2nd at 5:30 pm in the Brookens Auditorium on the UIS campus. The talk is titled "Diaz Lewis: Artivism and Immigration Reform." Click here for more information on those events. The work will be on display through April 13th. Alejandro Figueredo Diaz-Perera visited our studio to talk more about it:

Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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