Posts Tagged as ‘U.S. Mexico Border’

DESERTED: The Human Rights Crisis On Our Soil

When I traveled to Arizona with Ishita to create Checkpoint Nation, I wrote: It was the first time I had experienced the overwhelming size of the desert sky. The sunset was magnificent, and the endless stretch of cacti and desert rocks were lit up with the last pink moments of twilight. But the sunset’s beauty [...]

December 15, 2011 by Dana Variano | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Breakthrough’s media team returns from eye-opening trip at Mexico/AZ border

Post written by Dana Variano, Breakthrough’s newest media team member It was the first time I had experienced the overwhelming size of the desert sky. The sunset was magnificent, and the endless stretch of cacti and desert rocks were lit up with the last pink moments of twilight. But the sunset’s beauty was overpowered by [...]

August 25, 2011 by Dana Variano | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-activists: Blane de St. Croix’s “Broken Landscape” of the U.S/Mexico border

Artist Blane de St. Croix’s recreation of the U.S./Mexico border ended yesterday in NYC, but it was too interesting not to post. He brought the actual physical borders to our attention with Broken Landscape, his sculptured reconstruction of the U.S/Mexico border.  After travelling more than 3000 miles and conducting numerous interviews with people from both [...]

April 13, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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