Pia Camil, Divisor Pirata, 2016.

“The paca industry is problematic because a lot of it is contraband,” Camil explains. “Most of the clothing is made in Mexico, to be sold to the U.S., that then gets donated to the Salvation Army or Goodwill. Then Mexican vendors buy it from those places and bring it back to Mexico illegally, transported in buses or trailers, like drug contraband.” Camil first included the piece in a street performance in Guatemala, and will exhibit a version of it at her upcoming show at the Texas museum Dallas Contemporary.

She has sewn t-shirts into a multi-person garment

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HALT Action Group

HALT Action Group, an artist-run organization voicing against President Trump, continues to push back against the President’s Twitter comments, ideology, and administration for fear that the country will slowly slide into amnesia.

The group includes painter Marilyn Minter, gallery director Alissa Bennett, and pscyhoanalyst and cultural writer Jamieson Webster, curator Alison Gingeras, and graffiti artist KATSU. KATSU created this poster to memorialize (and not forget) the President’s revulting comments recorded on live mic during filming of “Access Hollywood” (2005). They have been plastered all over NYC in obvservance of International Women’s Day on March 8th.

#dearivanka is a project where they target the Ivanka Trump on Instagram. The account receives posts directed @dearivanka that articulate some of the fears and injustices, petitioning to her as the “First Lady”, the real female representative of a frightful family administration.

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