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Border Arts Workshop
  Participated in the Following Exhibitions Border Realities <1985>
Borderwatch: Five Years Later <1990>
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Border Arts Workshop

The San Diego/Tijuana-based Border Arts Workshop/Taller de Arte Fronterizo (BAW/TAF) was founded in 1984 by a binational group of artists, activists, journalists and scholars. The founding members included David Avalos, Sara-Jo Berman, Víctor Ochoa, Isaac Artenstein, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Michael Schnorr and Jude Ederhart. Many of the BAW/TAF artists were linked to San Diego's Centro Cultural de la Raza, a Chicano arts center founded in 1970.

The group's projects were often carried out in Tijuana, and at the borderline itself. From the beginning, the group established its interest in addressing "the social tensions the Mexican-American border creates, while asking us to imagine a world in which this international boundary has been erased."

Extracted from: Prieto, Antonio. Border Art as a Political Strategy,