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2014 Flashback: Borderlands

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Throughout the year, artists have reflected on the politics of the line that both connects and separates the U.S. and Mexico. Today, we look back at five of 2014's featured articles from the border of Mexico and the U.S. On New Year's Day at 1 PM PST on KCET-TV, we will be airing a three-hour Artbound Marathon which will feature a mash up of our episodes from this year. We hope you enjoy catching up on all the artistic discussions and activities that pervaded arts and culture in 2014.

 


 

Fault Metaphors: Reflecting Art from Tijuana

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What knowledge can be produced when confronting the failure of metaphor? In the exhibition "Fault Metaphors," the works of Tijuana artists analyze what happens when this process is unsuccessful.

 


 

El Otro Lado de Luis G. Hernández

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Luis G. Hernández's informed techniques aim to pull the spectator in for a more intimate discourse on identity, politics, and aesthetics.

 


 

Mexicali Art Goes Global

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Mexicali Rose is a grass roots communitarian organization dedicated to providing free access to artistic media for the community youth of Mexicali, Baja California.

 


 

Bajalta California

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Michel Dear traces the evolution of the space between Mexico and the United States, a "third nation" with a shared identity, common history, and joint traditions.

 


 

Dialogue in Transit: Evolution of a Line

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In the conference, "Dialogue in Transit: Evolution of a Line, " researchers and artists from San Diego and Tijuana reflected on the evolution of the U.S./Mexico border.

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