11 Sep 2019

Documenting US/Mexico border migrants

From Afternoons, 3:07 pm on 11 September 2019

19 years ago, before chants of 'build the wall' sounded at political rallies in America, photographer Jon Lowenstein started taking pictures of migrants who cross the US/Mexico border illegally in search of better lives. Time and again he has seen suffering and resilience on the migrant trail and once they arrive in America they try to survive as undocumented workers. His long term documentary project called Shadow Lives shines a light on the people behind the politics.