Hostility comes across in various forms throughout “Hostile Terrain ’94,” a show about the perils involved in undocumented migration.
Resisting Superficial Narratives About the US-Mexico Border
When the Dogs Stop Barking reflects the complexities, and foolishness, of geopolitical limits.
Coins Depicting Border Patrol Attack on Haitian Migrant Surface on eBay
The unofficial coins portray an agent on horseback wielding his reins like a whip and the ominous inscription “You Will Be Returned.”
The Cross-Border Work of the Rubin Center’s New Curator
“Artists are the key people who are helping us to think differently and better about not just the future, but the past and the present,” said Laura August, who’s been chosen to lead the Visual Arts center at the University of Texas at El Paso.
An Intimate Look at the Landscape of the South Texas Borderlands
Though the area has been at the center of recent border wall debates, its complexity and diversity have been politicized and oversimplified for centuries.
The Tricky Role of Humor in Activist Art and Design
An SFMOMA exhibition raises questions about what it means when museum board members have ties to politicians who support border wall policies.
The Disruptive Architecture of Border Walls
Rafał Milach sharply documents three international border walls and how they impact our sense of identity and memory.
See the Striking Photos that Competed for the Bird Photographer of the Year Awards
Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto’s image of a roadrunner at the US-Mexico border took home the top prize.
Why a Photo Exhibit of Objects Seized at Border Control Feels Sanitized
Tom Kiefer’s aim — to document atrocity — is clear. But his exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center raises a number of important ethical and legal questions about whose stories he tells, and how.
Gloria Anzaldúa’s Groundbreaking Book About Life on the Borders Gets a Marathon Reading
A mix of voices filled the room with passages from Borderlands, serving as a powerful antidote to the violent racism and xenophobia that characterizes our current political moment.
Children’s Drawings from US/Mexico Border Reveal a World of Cages
During a recent visit to US border facilities, the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics was given three drawings by child immigrants.
PEN America Condemns Trump Administration for Closing Child Detention Camps to Press
“It is shocking that the American public largely must learn about the dangerous conditions at these detention centers not through reporters being able to cover the news, but through second-hand reports from lawyers and advocates granted access under a legal agreement with the U.S. border patrol,” the organization said.