Jeremy Harding: Teeter-Tottering on the Border
19 April 2017
Show More Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the US-Mexico Boundary by Ronald Rael.
California, 184 pp., £24.95, May 2017, 978 0 520 28394 7Show More
“... wherever they happened to be. After a bad start, Relámpago edged ahead to win. Rael’s border tales, and his list of transgressive breachings, include the propulsion in 2005 of a human cannonball, DavidSmith Sr, from Tijuana, Mexico over the wall and into a safety net in San Diego, California, an open-air circus act that shot him maybe sixty metres. Smith’s stunt was not an immigration offence ...”