Born in Jerusalem, Israel Michelle Frankfurter is a documentary photographer from Takoma Park, MD. She graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in English. Before settling in the Washington, DC area, Frankfurter spent...
Meaning both “destination” and “destiny” in Spanish, Destino portrays the perilous journey of undocumented Central American migrants along the network of freight trains lurching inexorably across Mexico, towards the hope of finding work in the United States. It is the odyssey of a generation of exiles across a landscape that is becoming increasingly dangerous, heading towards a precarious future as an option of last resorts.
Unlike Mexican migration to the...
Black and White, Borders, Documentary, Immigration, Latin America, Migration, Photography
May 24, 2015
By Michelle Frankfurter
Black and White, Documentary, Human Rights, Immigration