Passage :: Migration

Klip Collective's Ricardo Rivera was invited to be part of Monument Lab, a public art and history project produced by Mural Arts in Philadelphia.  The installation, Passage :: Migration channels the surnames of South Philadelphia’s generations of immigrants into one immersive experience. “The names pass over and around the viewer in waves; projected on translucent planes of fabric and smoke, creating a floating sensation. By entering, the viewer is an active part of the installation, as the projections wash over their body. Like this country, once you enter, you are a part of it,” says Rivera. The work was installed for a special one-night-only performance in Marconi Plaza, in South Philadelphia.