by Matt Stromberg for HYPERALLERGIC on January 20, 2016

In our currently fraught geopolitical climate, the concept of citizenship is often associated with exclusion, deportation, and borders under siege. In opposition to this divisive mindset, artist Omar Pimienta offers citizenship in “Colonia Libertad” to all who apply. His "Free Citizenship and Mobile Consulate" performance will be coming to the Museum of Latin American Art this Sunday...

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Omar Pimienta is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alum. For more about his work, please visit:

Image detail is courtesy of Artist Omar Pimienta and MOLAA.

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