It began as a small gesture to call attention to impending construction. By the time the buttress extended out to sea, he could no longer tend to the sprout on one side. The grass grew and was mown over.
Could a garden be a small gesture of resistance? Working with a collective of organizations between San Diego and Tijuana (El Grupo de los 12), Elizabeth Chaney helps to facilitate moments where the political stage set of DHS infrastructure may become a site for conversation and exchange, where performance may enact the possibility for imagining the effects of "organized abandonment" differently.