Artivists and Mobile Phones: The Transborder Immigrant Project

Ricardo Dominguez calls himself an "artivist." Half political activism and half art, Ricardo's projects blur the boundaries between the aesthetic and the political. "We always view our activism within the frame of art and the poetic," said Ricardo. Ricardo was part of a team that was recently awarded the Transnational Communities Award for a Transborder Immigrant Tool that uses GPS-enabled mobile phones to help immigrants crossing the border between Mexico and the United States.
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Published: Dec. 19th, 2007. Categorized: Interactive. Tagged: Art, GPS, Mobile





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