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All Borders Are Temporary

Image by Josh MacPhee.

Migration Now! was a 2012 print portfolio co-produced by Justseeds and CultureStrike (CultureStrike is now part of the Center for Cultural Power) which explored the social, cultural, and emotional facets of immigration.

The idea of borders in the 21st century conjures images of giant concrete walls and razor wire, but borders exist in various forms for different people. MacPhee’s sad and lonely barricade reflects how states and policing systems often claim more than they can actually control. The gaps in the fence are always wider than they first appear.

This page is currently a placeholder while we to track down the original high-res files of the images from this portfolio (06/2020)



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