MARITZA RUIZ-KIM

Artist, San Francisco Bay Area

All of Who We Are

I have a big project I’ve been working on all year… I don’t know how to sum it up, and there are lots of branches of this work as I research and make things and think and make more things…. Read more…


Where we’ve been & Where we are

Over 1,200 miles driven in 10 days: a road trip with my little family of four Atlanta, GA-> Huntsville, AL-> Decatur, AL-> Franklin, TN-> Nashville, TN-> Knoxville, TN-> Gatlinburg, TN-> The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-> Cherokee, NC-> Chattanooga, TN-> Read more…


Oh, Say… Can You See?

So I did a search, and I guess I write about race every now & then. It’s more so on my mind since I am submitting to a show on code-switching, the linguistic term that refers to going back & Read more…


Americans

My persepective on the recent immigration debate is definitely influenced by the fact that my grandfather swam the Rio Grande while pushing his children who sat on top of the flat raft he built, so that he could get them Read more…