The Immortals: Beach Trash” is an artivist intervention by Filomena Cruz—Filomena Cruz is the artistic pseudonym of Maite Zubiaurre— http://filomenacruz.com—that gives away tile art. Each tile contains the portrait of an “immortal,” namely, a piece of trash found on the beach, to which the artist has added googly eyes. On January 18th, Filomena Cruz peppered UCLA campus with 200 tiles, and gave them away for free, in an effort to raise awareness about coastal pollution and our increasingly endangered environment during the Trump regime. The next day, all tiles were gone: the “immortals” had found a new home.
Art as Resistance