Of Bridges & Borders is a curatorial experience, organized around two books edited and curated by Sigismond de Vajay. It is a group of contributions that materialized through exhibitions, urban interventions, concerts and conferences, with diverse formats including installation, video art, cinema, architecture, music and performances. Given these different forms, Of Bridges & Borders aims to provoke new ways of reading by proximity, difference and contradiction in a cultural background.
After the Vol. I, designed by André Baldinger, and two exhibitions, in Buenos Aires (2011) and in Valparaiso (2013), Of Bridges & Borders, Vol. II, designed by Baldinger•Vu-Huu, extends the vision of the project by bringing together a broad range of writers invited to share their ideas about bridges and borders. From singular stories to complex research, the essays address new technologies, contemporary art, migration and city developments, innovations in construction, freedom of speech, and utopian urbanism.
The two books have been conceived in close collaboration with Sigismond de Vajay, to give a body and a visual representation to all these different voices. The game of duality between the BVH BLine and the BVH BDot transcribes the plural atmosphere of the book.