2014 Exhibition Catalog with Essay by Maria Porges
de Saisset Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
The migration of birds is instinctive; they follow a path set by an inward genetic compass, across borders that are (for them) meaningless. But the word migration and its offspring—immigration, emigration—represent what could be described as the dominant socio political issue of our time. Holsberry has been considering this issue: the way people move from one country to another, and why—in part, because of its meaning to her personally.
— Excerpt from Maria Porges, 2014, from the catalog Migration