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The Process, 2020

Ink on vellum paper

11 in. x 26 in.

Each page juxtaposes the Application of Naturalization of the United States with images of detention centers. This is a transparent look at the reality of the immigration process and the difficulties that immigrants face on their way to find a new home. The contrast between the images and the documents, attempt to humanize a process that for some consist of paperwork, while for others entail a long journey where the desired destination is not always a guaranteed. 

Laura Gomez, The Process
Laura Gomez, The Process
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