What a Work of Art Can Teach Us About Dishonest Portrayals of Immigrants

Mayra’s eyes stared upward, unblinking despite the desert sun. Her eyes—or, rather, a massive photograph of them—were the centerpiece of a picnic and installation by the French artist JR that united residents on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border in October. JR chose Mayra, who is a “Dreamer”—or a young undocumented immigrant…

via What a Work of Art Can Teach Us About Dishonest Portrayals of Immigrants — TIME

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