Stop Breaking Up Families, Dream Act Now!, from the portfolio Migration Now

Raoul Deal, American, born 1956

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2012

Silkscreen, letterpress

14/40

Sheet: 18 × 12 in. (45.7 × 30.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Contemporary Art Fund

2013.46.10

Publisher

Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative | CultureStrike, New York

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

21st century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Label

Pete Railand depicts a man looking at the border as a train passes through, traveling from Juarez to El Paso. Raoul Deal shows a mother grasping her child amid a protest for the DREAM Act as their uncertain futures lie in the hands of the US government. Both prints comment on the broken immigration system that affects the livelihoods of thousands of people. While capital and goods are easily transported across borders, the same cannot be said for these individuals.

Deal is an interdisciplinary artist and educator. He prides himself as being a community artist who creates community art projects and interventions in Milwaukee neighborhoods. Railand, a printmaker, is also from Milwaukee.

From the 2022 exhibition A DREAM Deferred: Undocumented Immigrants and the American Dream, A Space for Dialogue 106, curated by Yliana Beck, '22 Conroy Intern

Course History

LATS 41, Latinos in Media and Arts, Douglas Moody, Spring 2019

LATS 7.02, Latinxs in Media & Arts, Douglas Moody, Winter 2020

College Course 26.01, What's In Your Toolbox?, Francine A'Ness and Mokhtar Bouba, Fall 2023

College Course 26.01, What's In Your Toolbox?, Francine A'Ness and Mokhtar Bouba, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 106, A DREAM Deferred: Undocumented Immigrants and the American Dream, Yliana Beck, Class of 2022, Conroy Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 30 - June 18, 2022.

Provenance

Booklyn Artists Alliance, Brooklyn, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.

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