Border
Long-term project (2017 – ..)
As a child I was already fascinated by maps. I fantasized that I would travel through distant lands and cross borders, where landscapes change and other people
live, how exciting that would be … Later, when I crossed those borders by car or bike, I was always excited. The border crossing was something which took you to
other countries. Nowadays borders in European Union have disappeared, you can travel freely. There is hardly any border control but the visible landmarks have
remained there. When walking along the borders, you can still notice them clearly. Not only by boundary markers, such as landmarks, but the border crossing and
separations between the two countries are noticeable. What is still visible in the border areas? I travelled with my camera and have been searching for particular
landscapes, objects and scenes. Borders are not only the physical borders in this project, but also zones etc. where you cannot go and where the world ends, or
the times I reached my own limits ….
Map with locations where the border photos were taken.
Vennebrugge (NLD) - Venebrügge (DEU)
[4] N 52.5211 E 6.70543 L Vennebrugge (NLD) | R Venebrügge (DEU)
[38] N 52.849883 E 7.087288 L Ter Apel (NL) | R Haren (DEU)
[20] N 52.69849 E 7.06112 L Zwartemeer (NL) | R Twist (DEU)
[14] N 53.27393 E 7.20157 L NL | R DEU Dollard, Grenspaal 204
[17] N 51.498419 E 4.750933 B Hazeldonk (NL) | O Meersel (BEL)
[13] N 53.18479 E 7.21735 O Nieuweschans (NL) | B Bunde (DEU)
[32] N 59.09784 E 11.27246 L Isebakke (NOR) | R Swinesund (SWE)
[22] N 53.442 E 5.53193 O Terschelling (NL) | B Lindesnes (NOR)