The sculptor and UNICEF Mexico Ambassador offered an interview to Channel 22 where he commented on the “Travel Companion” workshop of the Jorge Marín Foundation, aimed at migrant children in transit through our country.
With the participation of elementary school students from the State of Mexico, FJM carried out a Public Sculpture Workshop in Mexico City and a guided tour to the Memory and Tolerance Museum.
Mexico City, June 2023 – Over a hundred fifth and sixth-grade students from Nezahualcóyotl Elementary School
Yucatán, June 2023 – This Wednesday, May 31, marked the end of the Hammock Weaving Workshop that has been taking place since January of this year, organized by the Jorge Marín Foundation (FJM) in the rural community of Sac Chich, Yucatán.
Workshops on child migration by FJM and UNICEF Mexico arrive at the National Library Mexico City, May 2023.
For Sofía Muñiz, mother of one of the participants in the workshops Tell me about your wings and Where does your family come from?, “this activity was very beautiful, full of imagination and information for the children. Here, the little ones learned a lot about human mobility in a fun way, through play.”
Jorge Marin Foundation and the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago launch the Patria Migrante (Migrant Homeland) project in Wings of Mexico.
Patria Migrante is a series of audio-visual testimonies in which members of the Mexican community in Illinois reflect on what it means to be a migrant.
The bronze wings sculpture has traveled to 25 cities across the world and it was brought to Chicago to celebrate the city’s status as a sanctuary for migrants and refugees
With the aim of using art to raise awareness among children, this children’s workshop was conducted in the Frank País García school in the Cuban community of Maniabon.
The Commotion Caused by the Clattering of Bodies, first exhibited in 2017 in front of the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, was unveiled in Chiapas with the incorporation of a new component: the figure of a child.
Four audio-visual capsules promote the rights of indigenous children and adolescents to learn in their own language.
The creator of Wings of Mexico was named Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF Mexico in recognition of his ongoing work in support of the rights of children and adolescents.