Cassils 80 artists type messages in the sky, calling for immigrant detention reform

DAZED Jul 05, 2020

This weekend in the US, a group of 80 artists are spreading messages in the sky above immigration detention facilities, courthouses, prisons, and historic sites such as Ellis Island, to bring attention to the imprisonment and treatment of immigrants.

The project, which coincides with Independence Day weekend, is organised by In Plain Sight, a coalition of 80 artists founded by the artists Cassils and Rafa Esparza, also including members such as ALOK, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors, and radical art collective Fempower.

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