Hostile Terrain 94 is a participatory political art project sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project based at UCLA. The project memorializes and bears witness to the thousands of migrants who have died as a result of Prevention Through Deterrence, the U.S. immigration policy between Mexico and the United States.
Volunteers Needed! The pop-up installation at Penn Museum-to be on display September 25–27 and will be created by hundreds of people throughout Penn and Philadelphia. Volunteers will meet at various locations to handwrite on toe tags the identifying details of the nearly 3200 people whose bodies have been recovered along the Southern Arizona border since 2000.
Sign up online to volunteer for 30-minute sessions on September 23 and 24.
Hostile Terrain 94 is a project of the University of Pennsylvania Wolf Humanities Center’s 2019-20 Forum on Kinship. Cosponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Center for Experimental Ethnography, Cinema and Media Studies Program, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Penn Provost, Price Lab for Digital Humanities, and SACHS Program for Arts Innovation, University of Pennsylvania.