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Below is a short excerpt of a bilingual comic I co-produced with Jeffry Odell Korgen. The comic is based on extensive interviews done with the support of Hope Border Institute in El Paso and the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales.
Digital excerpts soon!
Really feeling the benefits of on-ground research with this project both in the writing and the images. Had we not been able to interview migrants in Nogales we wouldn’t have known they sometimes are forced to sleep in the graveyard AND I wouldn’t have been able to see the actual graveyard.
I recently conducted interviews with migrants and asylum seekers in the lead up to an activist comic I’m doing about the Mexican border. Here are a few: Interviewed at a women’s shelter in Nogales. She fled Guatemala with her daughter after gangs shot up her home. Her mother ran a fruit stand and when business […]