Two Sides of the Border: Reimagining the Region



The immense intellectual, cultural, economic and political exchange between the Mexico and the US is the central focus of Tatiana Bilbao’s academic initiative, Two Sides of the Border. In this discussion, Author Valeria Luiselli, Historian Sarah Lopez and Architect Tatiana Bilbao will discuss their distinct works on the subject as politics are reshaped, rhetoric ascends, and new cultural issues arise in both Mexico and the US.

Valeria Luiselli
Author, Sidewalks, Faces in the Crowd, The Story of my Teeth, and Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions.

Sarah Lopez
Environmental Historian, The Remittance Landscape: The Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

Tatiana Bilbao
Architect, Tatiana Bilbao Estudio, Mexico City

Organized by Columbia GSAPP.
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