The condition of most of our lives is that of continuous flight, in some manner or form—flight from faulty logic, from place of birth to the place we alight, from situations that no longer serve us, from political precarity—flight, as in rupture.
Navajo language, photography, and the shifting landscape of the Southwest guide the poet’s latest collection, Dissolve.
On occasion of Sniadecki’s current project, A Shape of Things to Come, the two filmmakers trade insights on “sensorial cinema” and working with reclusive desert-dwelling subjects.
“Moving bodies generate this system. They create, supposedly, some justification to play this market out.”
Border crossings in recent photobooks by Adam Golfer, John Radcliffe Studio, and Paul Turounet
“Breaking away from magical realism ended up creating another stereotype: that of a generation obsessed with mass media, new technologies, and disdainful of politics.”
“A weight carried by two, weighs only half as much.”
Several historical moments, technological stages of development, and political agendas converge at Mount Livermore, which is located 50 miles from the US–Mexico border in far West Texas.
BOMB’s 2007 Fiction Prize Winner, selected by judge Amy Hempel.
“Our position has always been that we tell the stories of what happens in the real world so that people can have outlets in song and won’t act that way in real life.”
Projection project, featuring projected images in both San Diego and Tijuana, The Border Project: San Diego/Tijuana by Krzysztof Wodiczko. This article is only available in print.