MIAMI BEACH (CBS4/ AP) — Art Basel will soon be over come Sunday, but local activists are getting a bit of the spotlight this week during Art Basel.
Art Basel’s Public Art Series at Collins Park in Miami Beach features an installation highlighting the work of local groups such as the Florida Immigrant Coalition, Youth Pridelines and the Miami Workers Center.READ MORE: Florida Man Captures Astonishing Photos Of Pregnant Bull Shark During Face-To-Face Encounter
The installation by artists Olga Koumoundouros and Andrea Bowers features the organization’s work on behalf of immigrants, gay youth and low-wage workers. It is part of a series of art pieces the artists have produced in various cities, honoring local community groups.READ MORE: Val Demings Planning To Challenge Marco Rubio For Senate Seat
Saturday night, Phoenix artist and activist Ernesto Yereno will take part in a “live art” party at the installation entitled ARTivism Basel open to the public.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade Judge Martin Zilber, Facing Discipline Hearing For Accusations Of Misconduct, Has Resigned
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