Author Archives: John Craig Freeman
Public Art Dialogue, Vol. 3, No. 1, 01 Mar 2013 Memorials 2 – The Culture of Remembrance Routledge, London. Artist’s Project Border Memorial: Frontera de los Muertos John Craig Freeman The each of four photographs dispersed across this issue of … Continue reading
On Tuesday, January 16th, after three days of driving from New England, I arrived in Benson Arizona, which put me on the shore of the Border Memorial database. I spent the next two days driving throughout southern Arizona documenting as … Continue reading
After over a year of preparations and development, the “Border Memorial: Frontera de los Muertos” was successfully deployed across Arizona’s southern desert this morning.
The planned rout for documentation of the Border Memorial starts in Benson Arizona and ends in Yuma. With diversions to Nogales, Sasabe, and through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument just north of the border from Sonoyta Mexico. With a total … Continue reading
Salvador Olguin is a writer and researcher and the founder of Borderline Projects. He holds a MA in Humanities and Social Thought by New York University. He has studied representations of Death extensively, and has worked with Mexican cultural artifacts … Continue reading
Christina Marin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Performing Arts at Emerson College, where she taught courses in Applied Theatre and Theatre of the Oppressed. Her primary research interests examine the intersection of theater as pedagogy and human … Continue reading
In April 2011, version of the Border Memorial was included in the Manifest.AR @ ICA during the 2011 Boston Cyberarts Festival at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.