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This futuristic car explored Mexico’s abandoned railways

This futuristic car explored Mexico’s abandoned railways

SEFT-1 Abandoned Railways Exploration Probe by Ivan Puig and Andres Padilla Domene, over Metlac Bridge (Puente de Metlac), 2011 Cropped

SEFT-1 Abandoned Railways Exploration Probe by Ivan Puig and Andres Padilla Domene, over Metlac Bridge (Puente de Metlac), 2011
SEFT-1 Abandoned Railways Exploration Probe by Ivan Puig and Andres Padilla Domene, over Metlac Bridge (Puente de Metlac), 2011

Artists and brothers Ivan Puig and Andres Padilla Domene were the masterminds responsible for SEFT-1 Abandoned Railways Exploration Probe project. SEFT-1 or Sonda de Exploración Ferroviaria Tripulada was an interactive, interdisciplinary art project that explored disused railway lines and their historical importance, as well as their social implications.

As a road and rail vehicle, the creation by Mexican artists, who collectively went by the name of Los Ferronautas was designed to explore the uninhibited and abandoned railways of Ecuador and Mexico. Throughout the journey, SEFT-1 captured videos, photos and even collected various objects. The interactive art project did an excellent job of exploring the human patterns of technological dependence, the end result of which appeared to be both a utility and waste.

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Watch the tremendous effect one book can have – Jorge Méndez Blake

Watch the tremendous effect one book can have – Jorge Méndez Blake

Jorge Mendez Blake - The Castle, 2007, Bricks, edition of Franz Kafka’s 'The Castle', 2300 x 1750 x 400 cm
Jorge Méndez BlakeThe Castle, 2007, Bricks, edition of Franz Kafka’s 'The Castle', 2300 x 1750 x 400 cm

The Castle by Mexican artist Jorge Méndez Blake, a mixed media conceptual artist, debuted in 2007. It featured a brick wall that was created by carefully arranging and stacking bricks over each other. The wall was made without mortar, and in the middle, a version of Franz Kafka’s The Castle rested crushed by the extreme pressure of the bricks. Therefore, the entire length and width of the wall balanced precariously on the single hardcover book.

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The border wall as you’ve never seen (and heard) it – Richard Misrach

The border wall as you’ve never seen (and heard) it – Richard Misrach

Richard Misrach - Wall, Near Los Indios, Texas, 2015
Richard MisrachWall, Near Los Indios, Texas, 2015

The collaboration of photographer Richard Misrach and sculptor Guillermo Galindo

When a writer or a composer creates a piece to tell a story, the imagination of the audience runs wild; people start envisioning the heroines and the villains and how they affect their attitudes and perceptions. The same applies to audiences when they view a piece of art or photograph for the first time; they create mental images and form opinions on what a piece means.

When artists combine two art forms, music and art, to create a piece, the result is nothing short of masterful. Photographer Richard Misrach and sculptor Guillermo Galindo, a joined forces to come up with Border Cantos, an art project accompanied by its own special sound and music.

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Ana Teresa Fernandez makes US-Mexico Border Wall disappear

Ana Teresa Fernandez makes US-Mexico Border Wall disappear

Ana Teresa Fernandez - Erasing the Border - Borrando la Frontera - Playas de Tijuana
Ana Teresa FernándezErasing the Border – Borrando la Frontera, 2012, Playas de Tijuana, Mexico

Ana Teresa Fernández, an artist born in Tampico, Mexico who studied in San Francisco, California and Lausanne, Switzerland, is known for her ability to make a powerful statement. Her statement is especially strong when it comes to the politics of space and place.

Her piece, “Erasing the Border” is one of her most commanding works in which alongside a number of other artist, residents, students and activists, she led an attack against the Mexico-US border wall, with the goal of “erasing” sections of the border. Sections of the fence were painted by Fernández to match the vast sky so that when viewed from afar there is the illusion of gaps in the fence. This appearance of a broken link, a useless border, is an effective statement on the arbitrary concept of borders separating place from place.

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