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Selections from Beneath the Dirt of Great Men

Extraction – An Expansive Survey of Land Use Through the Lens of Consumption

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 2021

 

Orla, Texas, 2019

Archival Pigment Inkjet Print

31 x 25 inches

 

Midland, Texas, 2019

Archival Inkjet Pigment Print

60 x 44 inches

 

Orla, Texas, 2018

Archival Inkjet Pigment Print

31 x 25 inches

 


 

 

Estamos Buscando A – Border Wall Fragments

Transborder Biennial 2018 | Bienal Transfronteriza 2018

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX

Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

 

Tijuana

Retablo Nº 1 – Unidentified Migrant, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico (left), 2002/2009

Retablo Nº 11 – Virgen de Guadalupe Shrine, Mountains east of Tecate, Baja California Norte, Mexico (middle), 2003/2009

Retablo Nº 2 – Martin / Sinaloa, Alejandro / Nayarit and Jose / Chihuahua, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico (right), 2002/2009

Archival inkjet pigments on aluminum mounted on salvaged steel border wall

Image | Plate Sizes: 7-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches and 9-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches

Border Wall Fragment: 22 x 48 x 1-1/4 inches

 

Sasabe

Retablo Nº 23 – Alfredo and Yari / Guanajuato, Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico (left), 2004/2009

Retablo Nº 32 – Bra, Sonora Desert, west of Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico (middle), 2004/2009

Retablo Nº 16 – Joseline Torres / Leon, Puerto San Miguel, Sonora, Mexico (right), 2004/2009

Archival inkjet pigments on aluminum mounted on salvaged steel border wall

Image | Plate Sizes: 7-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches

Border Wall Fragment: 22 x 48 x 1-1/4 inches

 

Rio Bravo

Retablo Nº 40 – U.S. – Mexico Border, Rio Bravo, Nuevo Progresso, Tamaulipas, Mexico (left), 2004/2009

Retablo Nº 28 – Rene / Chihuahua, Rio Bravo, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico (right), 2004/2009

Archival inkjet pigments on aluminum mounted on salvaged steel border wall

Image | Plate Sizes: 7-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches and 9-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches

Border Wall Fragment: 22 x 48 x 1-1/4 inches

 


 

 

Whispers from the Apple Orchard

\ˈat-ˈlärj \ – Ian van Coller, Jennifer Greenburg, Tatiana Parcero & Paul Turounet

jdc Fine Art, San Diego, CA, 2018

 

Manzanar War Relocation Center, Inyo County, California, 2016 – 2018

Archival Pigment Inkjet Prints

21 x 17 inches

 


 

 

Outstretched in Supplication

Weather on Steroids: the Art of Climate Change Science

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA, 2017

La Jolla Historical Society, La Jolla, CA, 2017

San Diego Central Library Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2017

 

Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Joshua Tree, California, 2016

Archival Pigment Inkjet Prints

21 x 17 and 31 x 25 inches

 


 

 

Estamos Buscando A – Border Wall Installation

Museum of Contemporary Art – Tucson, Tucson, AZ, 2017

 

12 x 64 foot free-standing border wall salvaged from Border State Park, San Ysidro, CA in 2006

60 tons (120,000 lbs.) of dirt on a nearly 3,000 square foot (45 x 61 feet) footprint

29 photographs printed with archival inkjet pigments on aluminum – 16 x 20 and 20 x 16 inches

Ephemeral materials from the U.S.-Mexico border region, including Border Patrol tire drag, signage, religious shrine artifacts, improvised steel ladders, water bottles, backpacks, and clothing

 

 

Retablo Nº 1 – Unidentified Migrant, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, 2002/2009

Archival pigments on aluminum

16 x 20 inches

 

Retablo Nº 18 – Marta Elias / Guatemala, Rancho La Sierrita, Sonora, Mexico, 2004/2009

Archival inkjet pigments on aluminum

16 x 20 inches

 

Retablo Nº 16 – Joseline Torres / Leon, Puerto San Miguel, Sonora, Mexico, 2004/2009

Archival inkjet pigments on aluminum

16 x 20 inches

 

Retablo Nº 28 – Rene / Chihuahua, Rio Bravo, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, 2004/2009

Archival inkjet pigments on aluminum

20 x 16 inches

 


 

 

Estamos Buscando A – Migrant Guide Book

51 photographs + 8 illustrations

100 pages, 7-1/4 x 5-1/4 inches

Self-Published, 2016

 

Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation First PhotoBook Award, 2016 (Shortlisted)

New York Times – The Best Photo Books of 2016

Ivorypress – The Best Books of 2016

Humble Arts Foundation – the 17 Best Socially Concerned Photobooks of 2016

 

 


 

 

Estamos Buscando A – Border Wall Installation & Selections from Site-Specific Installations

Bajo La Luna Verde

Between Here and There – Paul Turounet and Terri Warpinski

New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, 2015

 

10 x 56 foot border wall salvaged from Border State Park, San Ysidro, CA in 2006

32 photographs printed with archival inkjet pigments on aluminum – 16 x 20 and 20 x 16 inches

Ephemeral materials from the U.S.-Mexico border region, including signage and religious shrine artifacts

 

 

Retablo Nº 2 – Martin / Sinaloa, Alejandro / Nayarit and Jose / Chihuahua, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico, 2002, Installation Site Documentation, and Original Installation Plate

Photographic emulsion on steel plate

20 x 16 x 1/8 inches

 

Retablo Nº 9 – Jose Luis / Michoacán, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico, 2002 and Original Installation Plate

Photographic emulsion on steel plate

16 x 20 x 1/8 inches

 

Bajo La Luna Verde, Sonora Desert, Sonora, Mexico, 2004

Transparency in lightbox

48 x 72 x 2 inches

 


 

 

Tierra Brava

Regis College, Denver, CO, 2014

 

49 Archival Pigment Inkjet Prints

17 x 21 and 21 x 17 inches

 


 

 

Tierra Brava FM-3 Visa Book

49 – 4 x 6 inch chromogenic prints tipped-in and 1 loose 4 x 6 inch chromogenic print

72 pages, 7 x 5 inches

Self-Published, 2013

 

 


 

 

Gardens of Paradise

jdc Fine Art, San Diego, CA, 2012

 

Archival inkjet pigment prints

60 x 44 inches

 


 

 

Estamos Buscando A – Site-Specific Installations

5 site-specific installations on U.S – Mexico border wall in Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico between the San Ysidro Port of Entry and the Pacific Ocean, 2002 – 2004

 

Site Nº1, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico

Retablo Nº 1 – Unidentified Migrant, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, 2002

Photographic emulsion on steel plate

16 x 20 x 1/4 inches

 

Site Nº 4, Smuggler Gulch, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico, 2002

Photographic emulsion on steel plates

20 x 16 x 1/8  and 16 x 20 x 1/8 inches

 

Site Nº 5, Smuggler Gulch, Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico, 2002 – 2004

Photographic emulsion on steel plates

16 x 20 x 1/8 inches