Public Art Dialogue
Memorials 2 – The Culture of Remembrance
Vol. 3, No. 1, 01, March 2013
Border Memorial: Frontera de los Muertos
John Craig Freeman
Border Memorial: Frontera de los Muertos is an augmented reality public art project and memorial, dedicated to the thousands of migrant workers who have died along the U.S./Mexico border in recent years trying to cross the desert southwest in search of work and a better life.
The each of four photographs dispersed across this issue of PAD represent authentic locations where human remains were discovered. Scan the QR code with a late model iPhone, iPad or Android using any standard code reader. You will be prompted to download Junaio, an augmented reality browser, or if you already have Junaio installed, scan the QR code with that to open up the Border Memorial channel, and point the device at each of the images.
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