Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (MOCP) offers this important public program this Thursday with artist David Taylor (WORKING THE LINE), Paul Wells whom often accompanied Taylor on his photographic trips along the US-Mexican border, and Luis Urrea who authored one of the texted included in the publication of Taylor’s project WORKING THE LINE (Radius, 2010).
Reading and Discussion with David Taylor, Luis Urrea and Paul Wells
November 11, 2010
From the MOCP Website:
Luis Alberto Urrea, a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, is the acclaimed author of 13 books including Devil’s Highway, his 2004 non-fiction account of a group of Mexican immigrants lost in the Arizona desert. In 2008, David Taylor received a Guggenheim Fellowship for his ongoing photographic examination of the U.S.–Mexico border. Paul Wells is a former U.S. border patrol agent who accompanied Taylor on several of his trips navigating the terrain and politics of the border.
Ongoing exhibition: La Frontera
remains on view through December 22, 2010