By ARTFORUM, Summer 2016

Is there a cross-border citizen?...In collaboration with Mockus, we produced what we called the “Binational Citizenship Culture Survey.” Working with the municipalities of San Diego and Tijuana (the term binational was strategically selected in order to appeal to the mayors of both cities), as well as with Mexican and American stakeholders—government agencies, cultural institutions, foundations, universities, community-based organizations—we spent nearly a year designing a survey that would help us understand the needs and challenges, as well as the resources and aspirations, of this distinctive border zone...

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Teddy Cruz
Professor, UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts

Center for Urban Ecologies
UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts

United States Border Patrol highway under construction between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, March 2007.
Photo by Gordon Hyde/US Army is courtesy of ARTFORUM.

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