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Contribute

Anyone Can submit to the archive! We accept submissions from any persons who lives or lived in the borderlands. We encourage submissions from individuals who do not self-identify as artists, activists or academics, but who want their story to be told.



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The Borderlands Archive is Actively Seeking Contributions.

 

What to Contribute

 

Any object is a valid repository for knowledge, memory and meaning as contributed by a person who lives in the borderlands. We accept artifact contributions that are natural, manufactured, found, made, discarded or photographed in the borderlands. We encourage submissions that are everyday objects that have some personal history attached to them. Your contribution will become part of the permanent archive, with the information you send and location you provided.

It must be less than 1 lbs.

 

 

Who can Contribute

 

Anyone Can submit to the archive! We accept submissions from any persons who has a connection to the borderlands/la frontera. We encourage submissions from any individual that want their cross-border story to be told.

 

 

How to Contribute

 

Step 1: Fill out contribution form below:

Mandatory Fields:

  1. (Specific) Location:

  2. Item Name:

  3. Description/Materials:

  4. Date Collected:

  5. Name of Contributor/Author:

  6. A. What cross-border connection(s) does this object represent?

Optional Questions:

B. What is your relationship to the artifact you contributed? (Or the place where it comes from)

C.  Has the construction of a border changed your objects’ relationship to the place where you found it?

D. Why did you contribute to the archive?

B. Step 2: Take 1 - 3 high resolution images of your object

  • Photograph your object infront of a white background and bright lighting.

C. Step 3: Email your response to:

Cheyenne Concepcion
Archivist and Artist
borderlandsarchive @ gmail dot com