I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours

Carolyn Drake / Andres Gonzalez

MACK

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In the morning, we dash along the sidewalks – you on your side, me on mine, watching as people cross the busy street.’ 

In I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours, photographers Carolyn Drake and Andres Gonzalez embark on a collaborative journey along the US–Mexico border, creating an imaginative portrait of life in these borderlands. Cameras in hand, they traverse towns and waterways together, photographing the same subjects from different perspectives and capturing everyday scenes that appear both staged and ad hoc. The resulting series of uncanny image pairings illuminates the serendipity of human connection while confronting the challenges of relating to one another, finding balance, and defying conventional identities. 

Through this striking sequence, Drake and Gonzalez reflect on their different family histories of migration and identity and the ways their backgrounds both intersect and diverge. Deliberately eschewing the temptation to follow a singular narrative or freeze a fleeting moment in time, their images instead suggest the multifarious nature of existence along the border. 

Paperback with embossed jacket
23 x 29 cm, 144 pages

ISBN 978-1-915743-51-0
September 2024
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