How a Public Art Project in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez is Spurring Cross-Border Conversations

Nov 13, 2019 By Michael Agresta

For the past two decades, the Mexico-born, Montréal-based artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer has been building large-scale interactive artworks, often involving high-powered searchlights that can be seen from miles away. From November 13 through 24, he’ll bring his high-wattage arrays to El Paso and Ciudad Juárez with Border Tuner, a public artwork that invites people to come out each night to both view and operate massive robotic searchlights installed on either side of… Read Story

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Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild

May 13, 2019 By Leif Reigstad

He called himself the Tiger King and plastered his face on highway billboards in Texas and Oklahoma. He bred big cats, bears, baboons, and more. He lived, with a parade of partners, on the grounds of his private zoo. He threatened a rival with murder—repeatedly, on YouTube—and tried to hire a hit man to do the deed.

Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild

By Leif Reigstad

He called himself the Tiger King and plastered his face on highway billboards in Texas and Oklahoma. He bred big cats, bears, baboons, and more. He lived, with a parade of partners, on the grounds of his private zoo. He threatened a rival with murder—repeatedly, on YouTube—and tried to hire a hit man to do the deed.

Issue: June 2019

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