Employing the Mexican folk-art technique of papel picado, where intricate designs are cut into colorful sheets of tissue paper, Herron alumna Beatriz Vasquez pushes the boundaries of this widely used art form to address the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Vasquez will moderate a panel discussion, “Migration: A Force of Nature—A Basic Human Need,” in conjunction with the exhibition.

This exhibition is supported in part by the Welcoming Campus Innovation Fund, with additional support provided by the Arts and Humanities Institute at IUPUI.

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