Tech-illa Sunrise: Un/A Remix (2009)

After nearly ten years, the themes dealt with in Tech-illa Sunrise: Un/A Remix are still as relevant as ever. Salvador Barajas examines the issues of borders, identities, and xenophobia through the lens of technology. The website is a collage of archival images, texts and elements taken from popular culture. The diversity of Chicano identity is also explored and takes shape within the text. The user navigates in a frenetic environment, reminiscent of the beginnings of cyberspace. Moving from hyperlink to hyperlink, the threat becomes palpable as "warning" signs abound and alert the user of a mysterious virus that will not only attack their computer but also their preconceived ideas.