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Photographer Stefan Falke captures artists living and working in Mexico border towns

by Mónica Ortiz Uribe, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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Alfredo Gutierrez makes portraits of homeless Americans who come to Tijuana because life on the street is cheaper here than in neighboring California. Stefan Falke

Art has a way of redefining public spaces, particularly those marked by hardship or violence. That's what drew photographer Stefan Falke to the US-Mexico border. He's capturing the work of artists in this region for a project he calls "La Frontera." 

Fronteras Desk reporter Mónica Ortiz Uribe shadowed him for a day.

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