“Up Close with U.S.-Mexico Border Barriers”

August 22, 2018
Ken Madsen

Kenneth Madsen, associate professor, geography at OSU Newark Campus, Is putting on an upcoming art exhibit that will showcase different barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico based on years of research. He’s traveled to border states since 1998 researching the issue and taking pictures of fences and walls along the border. “Up Close with U.S.-Mexico Border Barriers” opens Sept. 19 at the LeFevre Art Gallery on the campus in Newark, 40 miles (64 kilometers) east of Columbus. The free exhibit includes photos and maps of the border. Madsen plans a talk at the opening about his findings from trips to Arizona, California, Mexico and Texas. Associated Press