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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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EXHIBIT— Imperial Geographies: How Border Policy, Pollution, and Labor Create the Modern Salton Sea and Imperial Valley

December 8, 2023December 14, 2023

EXHIBITImperial Geographies: How Border Policy, Pollution, and Labor Create the Modern Salton Sea and Imperial Valley examines the hidden inequities and environmental justice issues that disproportionately affect residents of the Imperial and Mexicali Valley regions. It highlights the work of local residents, and asks citizens across the U.S. to take responsibility for human and ecological rights in the region. A series of paintings, photographs, writing, and video interviews with residents, workers, and activists bring the human stories behind environmental justice issues to life.

Exhibition
Start: 12/8/2023 Open Thursday – Sunday 12 noon – 4 pm and by appointment
End: 12/14/2023

Opening Reception
12/9/2023 6 – 8 pm

Artist Talk and Community Discussion
12/10/2023 2 – 4 pm

LA Artcore @ Union Center for the Arts
120 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Free: no reservations necessary.

For more information, go to savethesaltonsea.com or contact Carly Creley at carlycreley@gmail.com.

Image: Union Center for the Arts by Downtown LA.

This project is supported with a Humanities for All Quick Grant.

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Start:
December 8, 2023
End:
December 14, 2023
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