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Jason Thomas Fritz

Jason Thomas Fritz is a journalist and graduate student at San Diego State University living in Tijuana. Acknowledging that Tijuana defies any attempt at defining it, his online journal Tijuanalandia aims to explore this most misunderstood of cities through visual dispatches. The outsider's portrait of the city that emerges is an effort to challenge the narratives of crime, violence and vice that dominate popular conceptions of Tijuana.

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Postcards from Tijuana: The Cultural Constellation and New Sounds in Bordertown

Tijuana has quietly become an epicenter of avant-garde music in Mexico, with some of the world's most influential music makers eyeing what's happening there.
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Postcards from Tijuana: Birth of Ruidosón, Mariá y José's Chillwave Cumbia

Amidst bodies dissolving in acid, beheadings, and mid-day shootouts, Tony Gallardo's orchestrations that meld tropical inflections, pop hooks and treble-heavy techno, rumble above the violence in Tijuana.
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Postcards from Tijuana: La Mona, A Concrete Tijuanense Queen

Armando Muñoz Garcia's 18-ton, naked-as-the-day-you-were-born sculpture rises a triumphant five stories from a ravine in Tijuana. "La Mona" is the architectural incarnate of the ingenuity and absurdity that defines this most surreal of cities.
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Postcards from Tijuana: The Digital Goth Rock of El Muerto

Baltazar Hernandez, better known as El Muerto is a Tijuana Goth staple
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