Curating the Traces of Illegal Immigration

Hyperallergic
Mar 5, 2013 6:21PM

In the summer of 2012, University of Michigan anthropologist Jason De León and a group of his students were doing fieldwork in the Sonoran Desert in Arizona when they came across the body of a 41-year-old woman. Her name was Marisol, and she was dead. She had been for four days.

Image: Jason De Leon, “State of Exception,” installation view  (© Richard Barnes)

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