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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
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.
Here is a screenshot of the test of the Calaca 3d model in the Central Burying Ground at the Boston Common for the Border Memorial project.
With the help of my Graduate Assistant Jeff Soyk, we have been able to read the migrant deaths data in Google Maps and Google Earth. We will not be making these maps public for obvious reasons, but this technical hurdle gets … Continue reading
In November 2010, a version of the Border Memorial was included in the Bushwick Augmented Reality Intervention 2010, which was part of the 2010 Beta Spaces Exhibition. Here is some documentation. This video by Will Pappenheimer with Mark Skwarek documents the Border … Continue reading
Dr. Cher Krause Knight is an art historian who specializes in public art, including memorials and the earthworks of the Southwest. She is the author of Public Art: Theory, Practice and Populism (Blackwell, 2008), co-chair of Public Art Dialogue (a … Continue reading