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Art and Art History: Art as Voice
Art Projects

This guide will identify resources and help you find reliable information on art and art history

Refugee Art - View Refugee Art Project Galleries

"Art provides an important and powerful means of expression for migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees. Trials and traumas of migration including perilous journeys, arduous asylum-seeking processes, and immigration detention, on top of the conflict, insecurity, and persecution prompting migration, put refugees under considerable physical and emotional stress.

Many refugees and asylum seekers live in constant fear of deportation to the countries they have fled, which could mean facing uncertain danger, or worry about the families they have left behind. While far from a solution to today's global refugee crisis of unprecedented proportions, art can be a powerful outlet to communicate the struggles, experiences, and hope of refugees." Source: - "Stories of Migration: Images of Exile and Hope in Refugee Art."

The Arts & Human Trafficking

Art provides an important and powerful means of expression for victims of human migration and for those trying to raise awareness. The mission of ArtWorks for Freedom is to "build widespread public awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and inspire creative action toward its eradication."

An article about the Red Sand Project and the artist who created it:  “An Art Project Ensures Victims of Human Trafficking Don’t Fall Through the Cracks.”

TED Talks and Playlists

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000