Living in a globalised world - for iPad/Mac/PC

Living in a globalised world - for iPad/Mac/PC

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What are borders for? Who controls them, and why might people risk their lives to cross them? This album examines the border between Mexico and the United States as a symbolic place which both connects and divides people, highlighting complex issues about cultural belonging and national identity. Many disturbing aspects of border control are revealed through the stories of migrants, border guards, factory workers, factory bosses and activists. In...Read More
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Living in a globalised wo...

11 Feb 2010 | 01 min 06 secs

Living in a globalis...

11 Feb 2010 | 01 min 06 secs

Where worlds meet

16 May 2008 | 02 mins 37 secs

Where worlds meet

16 May 2008 | 02 mins 37 secs

A divided people

16 May 2008 | 01 min 11 secs

A divided people

16 May 2008 | 01 min 11 secs

Borders do move

16 May 2008 | 02 mins 48 secs

Borders do move

16 May 2008 | 02 mins 48 secs

The economic divide

16 May 2008 | 01 min 13 secs

The economic divide

16 May 2008 | 01 min 13 secs

Economic aspirations

16 May 2008 | 01 min 02 secs

Economic aspirations

16 May 2008 | 01 min 02 secs

Protecting the old dream

16 May 2008 | 01 min 25 secs

Protecting the old d...

16 May 2008 | 01 min 25 secs

Building a new dream

16 May 2008 | 01 min 54 secs

Building a new dream

16 May 2008 | 01 min 54 secs

Protecting the border

16 May 2008 | 01 min 36 secs

Protecting the borde...

16 May 2008 | 01 min 36 secs

Second line of defence

16 May 2008 | 01 min 38 secs

Second line of defen...

16 May 2008 | 01 min 38 secs

Hazardous crossing

16 May 2008 | 57 secs

Hazardous crossing

16 May 2008 | 57 secs

The death toll

16 May 2008 | 01 min 22 secs

The death toll

16 May 2008 | 01 min 22 secs

Saving the American way o...

16 May 2008 | 01 min 35 secs

Saving the American ...

16 May 2008 | 01 min 35 secs

Promoting integration

16 May 2008 | 02 mins 02 secs

Promoting integratio...

16 May 2008 | 02 mins 02 secs

Embracing the border

16 May 2008 | 01 min 54 secs

Embracing the border

16 May 2008 | 01 min 54 secs