Make Art Not War: Portraits of Artists on the U.S.-Mexico Border

July 9, 2014 3:59 PM

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Make Art Not War: Portraits of Artists on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Photographer Stefan Falke's project La Frontera documents artists who live and work close to the Mexican border with the United States in what used to be some of the world's most dangerous cities. He photographed 180 artists along both sides of the entire 2,000 mile long divide to show the vibrant cultural side of a region that is usually portrayed by the international media with a sole focus on violent crime.

American photographer, peace activist and educator Raechel Running at the border crossing in Agua Prieta, Mexico, where she works with a local community.

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