Breaking Down the Borders of Identity

Christina Leadlay
Published: Wednesday, 05/17/2006 12:00 am EDT

The border has been in the spotlight since the issue dominated the trilateral leaders' summit in Cancun in March. Last weekend, officials from Canada and the United States met to discuss new measures that will make the border less porous. Mexican photographer Yvonne Venegas knows all too well the realities of living on the border, and explores this literal and conceptual notion in The Most Beautiful Brides of Baja California, which opens May 18 at Ottawa's Gallery 101.

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