Detail from work by J. Leigh Garcia.
J. Leigh Garcia, a second-year graduate student in UW-Madison’s art department, has created an interactive art installation on the lives of undocumented immigrants. Her master’s thesis is based on stories and drawings from six men facing deportation at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia. The exhibit opens Feb. 18.
press release: "Seeking Asylum" is the MA thesis exhibition for UW-Madison graduate student, J. Leigh Garcia. This show is an interactive art installation dedicated to the lives of undocumented immigrants.
The exhibition includes work by six men currently facing deportation in the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GA. Their stories helped shape this exhibition and it is dedicated to them.