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David Taylor: Working the Line
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Hbk, 11 x 10.5 in. / 148 pgs / 120 color. | 10/31/2010 | Not available
ISBN 9781934435243 | $50.00



David Taylor: Working the LineDavid Taylor: Working the Line

Published by Radius Books.
Text by Hannah Frieser, Luis Alberto Urrea.

David Taylor's photographic examination of the contentious territory that is the U.S./Mexico border is organized around a series of approximately 260 obelisks that demarcate this boundary, and which were installed in the late 1880s. In the course of pursuing this project, Taylor earned a remarkable degree of access to U.S. Border Patrol, the agents of which often refer to their job in the field as “line work”—a term that is also an apt description of the time Taylor has spent documenting these obelisks. He has acquired a privileged insight into the intertwined issues of border security, human and drug smuggling, the construction of the border fence and its impact on the land, and has portrayed immigration issues in a way that humanizes a difficult and sensitive social and political issue. Taylor's compelling images capture the deep complexity of the politics and people of this terrain.
Working the Line is accompanied by a 44-page accordion-fold booklet.

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RADIUS BOOKS

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Hardcover, 11 x 10.5 in. / 148 pgs / 120 color.

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PUB DATE 10/31/2010
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CATALOG: SPRING 2010 p. 95   

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