By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

These 17 International Borders Will Make You Believe In The Power Of Humanity.

In recent months, borders around Europe have tightened significantly, a response to the global conflict occurring in places like Syria (but more specifically, the refugees it displaces). In light of this, on photographer wanted to show borders in a different light, one that's surrounded by calm instead of conflict.

Netherlands-based photographer Valeria Vincenzo has created Borderline, the Frontiers of Peace. The series explores the evolution of Europe's borders over the last decade or so, particularly those affected by the Schengen Agreement in Europe (which called for borders between participating countries to ostensibly be erased). These 26 countries now co-exist peacefully between their erased borderlines, and in this project Vincenzo asks an important, crucial question: What is a border, really?

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