"Nothing to Declare:" Photos from the Mexican Border : The Bryant Park Project What's left behind when immigrants sneak across the border?

"Nothing to Declare:" Photos from the Mexican Border

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Traveling along the Mexico border on a drive from San Diego, photographer Richard Mosse spotted a rucksack lying by the side of the road. Curiosity got the better of him, and he looked inside. He found clothes, jewelry and cards for learning English.

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Images by Richard Mosse

Mosse realized he was looking at the belongings of a woman crossing the border, likely dropped when she had to run. It was the beginning of his project in process, "Nothing to Declare," a series of images of artifacts of journeys across the border.

He's in Arizona today working on it, but you can find the photographs captured so far on his website.