Curating the Traces of Illegal Immigration
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)