Documenting
Border
Barriers

An ongoing suite of prints in drypoint and relief print media.

Each print portrays a specific barrier in the world and is accompanied by a digitally printed text print providing details about the barrier...

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Korean Demilitarized Zone

Korean Demilitarized Zone

One of the many parallel barriers demarcating this border between North and South Korea. Despite its name, it is one of the most heavily militarized borders in the world.

Spain-Morocco Border Barrier

Spain-Morocco Border Barrier

The highly fortified anti-migration barrier of 3 parallel fences surrounds two Spanish territories, Ceuta and Melilla, located on the Mediterranean coast of Africa, bordering Morocco.

Hungary-Serbia Border Barrier

Hungary-Serbia Border Barrier

Built in 2015, extending the full length of the border. In 2017 a second, electrified fence with high tech surveillance enhancements was erected parallel to this first one.

Greece-Turkey Border Barrier

Greece-Turkey Border Barrier

The barrier blocks the land border between Greece and Turkey, one of the primary routes into the E. U. for people fleeing war and crisis in Asia and the Middle East. This fence has now been replaced with a wall.

Turkey-Syria Border Barrier

Turkey-Syria Border Barrier

Turkey has accepted nearly 3 million, mostly Syrian, refugees through this border, most of whom continued migrating into Europe. But as European countries began barricading their borders, Turkey built the wall to prevent further migration.

Morocco-Western Sahara Berm

Morocco-Western Sahara Berm

Western Sahara, formerly the colony of Spanish Sahara, is a disputed territory that lies south of Morocco. Morocco built the barrier to prevent the return of refugees from the area and to control advances of their defending militia, the Polisario Front.

India-Bangladesh Border Barrier

India-Bangladesh Border Barrier

The barrier has divided villages and families. The border guards are known to lethally shoot people with impunity, causing as many as 6 deaths per month in some years.

Uzbekistan-Afghanistan Border Barrier

Uzbekistan-Afghanistan Border Barrier

With the start of the US military invasion in Afghanistan in 2001, Uzbekistan immediately built the barrier to prevent Afghan refugees from crossing the border.

USA-Mexico Border Barrier

USA-Mexico Border Barrier

The barrier extends into the desert. People take the extreme, often lethal, journeys through remote desert terrain to cross the border beyond the barrier.

Israel-West Bank, Palestine Barrier

Israel-West Bank, Palestine Barrier

The barrier, built in 2003 to prevent suicide bombers from entering Israel, roughly follows the 1949 Armistice Line/Green Line. Part concrete wall, part electrified fence, the barrier is just one component in a complex system controlling the movement of Palestinians. It has been declared illegal under international law.