“Once when I was living in the heart of a pomegranate...
“Pomegranate” explores the correlation between labor, migration, and identity.
Migrants work in the shadows, unknown and unrecognized by the society that enjoys the fruits of their labor. They exist as an idea, an abstraction, living separate lives close to the land and far from the mainstream. The contributions of migrant workers and their families are priceless their labor benefits Americans across political lines. How can we start a dialogue about migration and labor in contemporary society while challenging archaic forms of power and segregation?
“I heard a seed saying, ‘Someday I shall become a tree, and the wind will sing in
my branches, and the sun will dance on my leaves, and I shall be strong and beautiful through all the seasons.’” Khalil Gibran, The Pomegranate