Boundary Landscapes – The Western Front

©2012 Phillip D. Nesmith

©2012 Phillip D. Nesmith

12×20″ wet collodion ambrotype of the international boundary between the United States of America and Mexico.

Made in July, this is one of the last views made during the two months of work along the border.  The vehicle obstacle in front of the cattle fence was added sometime around 2008.  Although it looks like it is made of wood, it is actually railroad track that has been pulled up from unused lines in the area.  It is primitive, much like fear, suspicion, and insecurity…

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~ by Phil Nesmith on December 9, 2012.

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