Texas Border Wall
Texas is separated from Mexico by the Rio Grande River. The heavily populated Rio Grande Valley is at the center of opposition to the planned border wall, a combination of concrete walls, steel fences and "virtual fencing" designed to stop illegal immigration and smuggling across the river.
In this audio segment, proponents both for and against the wall can make the case as they deliver their arguments. Watch a video playlist of these individuals »
Walls hold the history of a place. In an imaginary border wall, the surface, location, and history speaks to a place where the interaction between individuals and materials accumulate to create new meaning contributing to and capturing this public narrative. See images »