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Border Artist and Activist Edgar Picazo Merino

In Pasaportes Perdidos, border artist and activist Edgar Picazo Merino explores what it means to be fronterize negotiating a bilingual, bicultural, binational identity at the US-Mexico border. Through a series of multimedia works Picazo documents some of the daily negotiations that are part of border life.

Picazo is the founding director of Azul Arena Magazine. He has worked as a freelance photographer and designer in project management, arts administration, and more, always with a focus on the lived experience of the border. Pasaportes Perdidos is part of the Artist Incubator Grant Program of the City of El Paso’s MCAD department.

Originally Broadcast on September 17, 2022