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[Title, Date]. InSite Archive. MSS 707. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
After her initial residency in the region, Mexico City artist Silvia Gruner was drawn to working directly on the border fence. She chose a stretch of the fence running along the residential neighborhood of Colonia Libertad in Tijuana. Entitled "The Middle of the Road/La mitad del camino," the installation consisted of more than 100 replicas of the Aztec goddess Tlazolteotl in a birthing position on metal stools, mounted directly onto the border fence. The goddess suggests fertility, a point of passage - an entering through the ritual of birth where life is being recycled or regenerated.
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steel (alloy); ceramic ware (visual works)
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Colonia Libertad, Baja California Norte, Mexico
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This image is a scan of a 35mm color slide from the InSite Archive (MSS 707, Box 309, Folder 05, Item 135)
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Sculpture and Installations
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