Blog of Elana Sasson

Border As Land

 

I. A graphic and typographic exploration and manifesto of the border/separation/difference, accompanied by interviews with people who have had partial identity formed around their proximity and interactions with it

II. A reimagining of the border from a line to a space, inspired by some of the already existing dynamics of exchange, sharing, community of people near the border and those who straddle both sides, proposing the groundwork for a life with dignity, constraints that become opportunities. Because it is speculative, it exists outside of lines and is ideological.

III. A design research pamphlet, a printed intervention, intended to provoke others to rethink their conception of the border, to be distributed at the border, with a version in Spanish and several reiterations

Ideation Presentation 1

 

Research Presentation 1