After escaping violence and crossing 2,000 miles of jungle and desert terrain, 6,000 migrants from all parts of Central America land at the US/Mexico border in Tijuana. Their dreams crashing against some of the toughest border policies and anti-immigration rhetoric seen in modern times. Camping feet from the gates of "the shining city" many began to wonder if they would ever find a passage across the border and into the safety of the United States.


"Photographer Zaydee Sanchez asks us to consider what happens to the individual as they leave everything behind and risk their lives to seek a better future in a place we call home."

- Los Angeles Central Library





Exhibit Dates

February 16, 2019 - Los Angeles Memorial Library exhibit      

March 8, 2019 - Los Angeles City Hall exhibit

April 11, 2019 - Open Show Pasadena exhibit

April 26, 2019 - Los Angeles Jose Drudis Baida Art Gallery exhibit

May 18th, 2019 Los Angeles Central Library 

July 27th, 2019  Los Angeles Tribal Cafe

October 1, 2019 - Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibit at the Mid-Valley Regional Library

November 2, 2019 - Closing reception for Los Angeles Mid-Valley Regional Library

Tijuana, Mexico


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