or at least the ones we've heard about
(in the interests of saving space, addresses are abbreviated, and all personal names [artists, curators, etc.] have been left out;
interested readers are directed to insite05.org)
Dual information centers in different, innovative, temporary architectural structures.
Perfect for studying the festival mechanics and philosophy via pamphlets,
video, catlogues, books, xeroxed reading packets, artist biographies, etc.
28 Aug - 13 Nov : CECUT, Zona Rio, Tijuana
28 Aug - 13 Nov : Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego.
Farsites / Sitios distantes
The gallery component of the festival. Videos, sculpture, painting, drawings, photography,
treating the theme of moments when the urban grid fails, thus the subtitle: "Urban Crisis and
Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art".
28 Aug - 13 Nov : CECUT, Zona Rio, Tijuana — Free
28 Aug - 13 Nov : Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego — $10 etc.
One Flew Over the Void / Bala Perdida our review
The "human cannonball" (Dave Smith) is shot over the border fence at Playas
(beaches) de Tijuana, in conjunction with a musical presentation and costumed
performance/parade by psychiatric patients from Mexicali.
27 Aug 4:00 pm, Playas de Tijuana (by the lighthouse).
Mi casa, su casa our review
Lecture/presentations on the question of public/private limits and trust,
of what is locked vs. open. The artist, then, with his key-making machine,
will invite attendees to exchange keys as ritual acts of trust.
–23 Aug 6:00 pm Centro Cultural de la Raza, 2125 Park Blvd. San Diego
–24 Aug Fundación Esperanza, La Gloria, Tijuana
–23 Sep 4:00 pm DIF, Quintana Roo #730, Tijuana
–27 Sep 11:00 am Penitenciaria de La Mesa, Av.Charros y Calle C #140, Tijuana
–28 Sep 7:00 pm ICBC Av.Centenario #1015, Zona Rio Este, Tijuana
–29 Sep (TBA) School of Art etc, SDSU, San Diego
–18 Oct 7:30 pm Atheneum, 1008 Wall St., La Jolla, San Diego
–19 Oct 6:00 pm Tijuana Estuary Reserve, 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach
–20 Oct (TBA) Woodbury, 1060 8th #200, San Diego
–21 Oct (TBA) El Nopal, Cinco de Mayo ("F") #1328, Tijuana Centro
Dirty Water Initiative / Iniciative del agua sucia
Deployment of solar distillation units in the corredor turistico touristic walkway
probably between the walls before the turnstyles; later, donate the
fresh water stills to neighborhoods.
Video project interview of recovering addicts and then upper/middle class women.
–27 August, CECUT
–22 October, Multikulti (Constitución #1313, centro TJ)
Some Kindly Monster / Un cierto monstruo amable
Combining Asian and Lowrider car-culture to create a DJ-carrying vehicle
that navigates through different "territories of belonging".
Confirmed Appearances (there will be others unannounced):
–27 August 8:30 pm CECUT
–25 September 7:30 pm Maclovio Rojas
–21 October 7:00 pm UCSD
–12 November (TBA) CECUT
Maleteros our review
"...an intervention into the pre-existing labor dynamic of porters (maleteros)
who work along the narrow border strip linking Tijuana and San Diego...
has mapped the intricate relationships of economic exchange that routinely
penetrate and circulate around the border."
Murphy Canyon Choir / Coro de Murphy Canyon
A choir composed of military spouses in San Diego. Final performance
25 September 3:00 pm "in the Murphy Canyon Area (3200 Santo Road?).
Ellipsis / Elipsis our review
A live video and sound image event
"...to inhabit this in-between world, linking optical/sound image with
temporal space to create a temporary circuit, and produce a creative
tension that gives the event momentary life."
[happening] — 24 Sep 8:00 pm at the Caliente Race Track
The Good Rumor Project / El proyecto del buen humor
Working with dialogue groups, two "good" rumors were created about Tijuana and
San Diego, to be spread in the opposite twin cities.
Video: 26 Aug - 13 Nov: L Street Parkade between 6th and 5th, downtown San Diego
Online project. "...such as infectious media, electronic civil disobedience, and cyberzapatismo."
Access via www.insite.org
Hospitality / Hospitalidad
Painting names on the pedestrian bridge over the river.
15 Aug - 13 Nov
Signs Facing the Sky / Signos mirando a cielo
Video of: geography under airplanes landing at Lindberg Field San Diego,
combined with narrative fragments from people who live or work in those buildings.
26 Aug - 13 Nov : The Airport Bar, 2400 India Street, San Diego
Heroes of War / Héroes de guerra
Video installation, veterans' interviews and paraphernalia (medals, ribbons, etc).
27 Aug - 13 Nov : Veterans Museum, Balboa Park: 2115 Park Blvd. San Diego
The Clothes Shop / La tienda de ropa
Fashion workshop, marketing networks, production, consumption of clothing
from downtown Tijuana to upscale La Jolla boutique.
Tijuana (location/date TBA)
23 Sep - 13 Nov : 1152 Prospect St. La Jolla, San Diego.
Osmosis and Excess / Osmosis y exceso
Video mixing junkyards of cars flowing down the hills with scenes of
a pharmacy shop flooded with mud. Filmed 23-31 March 2005
26 Aug - 13 Nov : Parkade on 6th Ave. between K and L Sts. Downtown San Diego
On Translation: Fear/Miedo
Televised video of interviews on tensions and fears of people who
experience the border zone on a daily basis, information systems,
and archival images.
Will be broadcast between August and November on television
in San Diego, Mexico City, Tijuana and Washington D.C.
The Jewel / In God We Trust
Covering a junked car with gold leaf and auctioning it at an upscale car boutique.
25 Aug 6:00-8:00 pm, Ferrari and Maserati of San Diego.
Aerial Bridge / Puente aéreo our review
Model airplane clubs in San Diego and Tijuana create a flying event at the border.
24 Sep 3:00 pm, pedestrian bridge over the river, Tijuana.
"Creation of a limited edition sneaker line" manufactured in China for migrants
crossing the US/Mexican border. Includes map, compass, flashlight, tylenol,
in colors of green, red, black, and gold, with an image of a patron saint.
28 Aug - 13 Nov : Blends (Store) 726 Market St. San Diego.
"Through the free distribution of a specially designed pin, Visible transforms
every individual who receives and/or distributes it into an agent/member of an
underground alliance, effectively creating a network of the sign/pin."
22 Aug - ???. Location: "transborder commuter flow"...