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Humane Borders—Process Lab, 2000–present

This is a for Process Lab installation. It was designed by Humane Borders. It is dated 2000–present.

Value:
Hello! We Care About: Saving Lives
Question:
How might we place water in strategic locations in the desert to save the most lives?
Design Tactics:
Posters that warn potential migrants of the danger of crossing the border.
Thirty foot flags for easy sighting.
Water stations located where migrants were known to have died.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Process Lab: Citizen Design.

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