In this era of heightened global tension around immigration issues, public artists explore the meaning of borders—and help us break down barriers, become better neighbors, and sit down together to share stories.

Repellent Fence

A fence intended to bridge the U.S.-Mexico border | Postcommodity, Douglas, Arizona

Sea Cemetery

A floating memorial to Syrian refugees | BWA ISTANBUL and Support to Life, Turkish coast

Migrating Together

Commuting through migrant communities | Laura Deutch & Shira Walinsky, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

(A)mare Conchiglie

Finding common ground in the sea | Kyrahm and Julius Kaiser, Nettuno, Italy

What Fences Mean

What fences mean in tense times | Ai Weiwei, New York, New York

Open Source Philadelphia

Bringing artists to the streets of Philadelphia | Pedro Alonzo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania