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FOLLOW THE GPS, ÉSE:THE TRANSBORDER IMMIGRANT TOOL HELPS MEXICANS CROSS OVER SAFELY
Vice magazine wrote a long article this month about Ricardo Dominguez and the b.a.n.g. lab. The article covers numerous Border Disturbance Art projects but focuses on the Transborder Immigrant Tool. We’ve been getting a lot of good feedback from this article, so thanks! It is really fantastic to see your film and we at bang.lab will work to see if we can bring to our community.
Which Way Home shows the personal side of migration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers trying to cross the border ...
http://www.lowave.com/ - This DVD compilation, RESISTANCE[S], includes eight films and videos from Middle Eastern and North African artists. It’s a panorama of contemporary experimental creativity from this region of the world. As international travellers, these filmmakers have forged their identities with the different cultures that they’ve encountered through periods of migration and exile. Using images to lead the narrative, each artist succeeds in raising fundamental questions relating to humanity, politics and aesthetics.
My form of resistance is a silent one. One that is common when living in a bordertown. It is one of sadness and hope. It is that of the border wall and a drug war. Both are things that seem like they have no solution.
I’ve lived in Los Angeles, San Diego & Tijuana, MX. Out of all three, my favorite place of all was Tijuana, MX. Many view it as a party town, but its not. It’s more than that. It’s an explosion of culture. A world within a city. It is a fusion of new and old. It is truly a concrete jungle. But its a beautiful one full of life and movement. There aren’t many places where…
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