You Are Aquí: light box installed on the Puente Mexico
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[Title, Date]. InSite Archive. MSS 707. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Cuban-born artist Arturo Cuenca was drawn to work with the visual language of billboards that crowd the US-Mexican border crossing at San Ysidro. With "You Are Aquí" Cuenca pointed to the obvious - locating border crossers exactly at the point of transition between the two countries.
Borrowing from the visual language of the surrounding billboards. Cuenca constructed a new billboard with a manipulated satellite image of the border and had it installed on the Puente Mexico, the pedestrian bridge that crosses the lines of vehicular border traffic. Acting as a location marker, the work was seen by more than 45,000 commuters daily. --inSITE2000
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Puente Mexico, San Ysidro, San Diego, California, United States
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This image is a scan of a 35mm color slide from the InSite Archive (MSS 707, Box 309, Folder 03, Item 079)
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