New Americans
Exhibit
Apr 23, 2016 - Aug 21, 2016

New Americans at Skylight Studios shows the prevailing hope and strength of today’s refugees from across the globe. Opening in conjunction with our REFUGEE exhibit on April 23, this new installation features a collection of stories on refugees who have successfully resettled in the United States to start a new life through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. 

View Humans of New York’s compelling photo series of Syrian refugees recently accepted for resettlement in the U.S. Experience New Californians, featuring inspirational audio recordings, photographs and short films told by newly resettled refugees to California. Follow a Congolese family through their first year as new residents of Rochester, NY in Sarah Ann Jump’s engaging multimedia project, New Roots. Also, explore the refugee crisis with The Refugee Project, an interactive visual narrative created from 40 years of data from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the UN. Finally, immerse yourself in the exhibition’s themes and statements within The illumiNATION Experience, an interactive light installation exclusively at Skylight Studios.

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