Moving Walls

A building with a mural on it
Another Way Home

    In Across la Tierra, Layqa Nuna Yawar works collaboratively with community members to create public murals informed and inspired by migrants and people of color, and their visions for a brighter, more just future.

    © Kristen Rae Miranda

    James Jean and Patrice Worthy wearing face paint and traditional clothing
    Another Way Home

      Using fashion photography and featuring models who are themselves migrants, After Migration subverts mainstream media representations of migrants by portraying these men and women in regal and stately poses and fashions.

      © Rog Walker for Ikiré Jones

      A woman wearing virtual reality goggles and headphones
      Another Way Home

        This Family Reunions Project and Tierra Narrative collaboration uses 360-video to connect undocumented families in the United States with their families in Central America, creating virtual reunions where they cannot travel.

        © FRPxTN

        A woman wearing a wedding dress and dragon wings
        Another Way Home

          In Live, Love, Refugee, Omar Imam collaborates with people living in refugee camps in Lebanon, to recreate their hallucinations, fears, and dreams in the form of surreal photographs that speak of love, escape, and terror.

          © Omar Imam

          A woman standing in front of a table with piñatas nearby
          Another Way Home

            Project Luz partners with community members and organizations to co-create images by immigrants inspired by their identity and life stories, and organizes on issues such as domestic violence and fair migrant labor practices.

            © Project Luz

            A diptych of a woman behind wet glass and a handwritten letter
            Another Way Home

              Thana Faroq’s The Passport combines portraits of refugees living in Europe, with images and words captured in refugee shelters and the artist’s own personal journal to show the interior lives of migrants in transition.

              © Thana Faroq

              An boy puts his hand on a younger boy's head
              Another Way Home

                Tomas Ayuso’s The Right to Grow Old, highlights the drivers and consequences of migration from Honduras, through and within Mexico, and to the United States, and explores its impact on the lives and identity of Hondurans.

                © Tomas Ayuso

                A small replica of the Statue of Liberty in front of a house
                Another Way Home

                  In Welcome to Intipucá City, collaborators Ávalos, Carballo, and Pouchard Serra explore absence, aspiration, and transnational identity in the context of migration between Intipucá, El Salvador, and the United States.

                  © Anita Pouchard Serra, Jessica Ávalos, and Koral Carballo

                  Highlights from Past Exhibits

                  Women at a protest, wearing shirts that say, "Justice for Erwiana."
                  Moving Walls 24
                  Xyza Cruz Bacani
                  Two men sitting next to man looking at cell phone
                  Moving Walls 23
                  Liam Maloney
                  Colored bars created by composite grid of thousands of photographs.
                  Moving Walls 22
                  Hasan Elahi
                  A pair of worn of children shoes
                  Moving Walls 21
                  Shannon Jensen

                  Moving Walls is an annual exhibition series that explores a variety of social justice and human rights issues through documentary practice, and is produced by Open Society’s Culture and Art program. Moving Walls is exhibited at our offices in New York, London, and Washington, D.C., and includes five to nine discrete bodies of work.

                  Since 1998, Moving Walls has featured over 200 photographers and artists whose works address a variety of social justice and human rights issues.

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                  Due to precautionary measures related to the coronavirus, Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home will be closed until further notice.