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25 May 2006
Mexico And Guatemala
Guatemex is an artificial island built upon the Suchiate river between Mexico and Guatemala. A beautiful structure floating on the border between two countries - a piece of no man's land - which hundreds of people cross every day.
In Guatemex these immigrants can access, via satellite internet, information that might prove useful for their journey. Documents with legal rights, routes, emergency numbers, health information, ..etc are displayed for them along with the possibility to chat with a guide located on another point of the border - in Frontera Corozal - also in Chiapas.

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For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea.

We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region, especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea’s responses. The impact of Industrialisation, population growth and political changes has resulted in climatic and environmental changes recorded in the sea. Nature retaliates by creating new forms, one of the most significant being the spread and growth of toxic Blue Green Algae or “phytoplankton”

Images: wooden sewerage pipe from Stralsund. &
Portrait of William Lindley the designer of the first sewerage system in Stralsund, algae on paper.
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Link of the Week:  
Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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