Although it is the same skies, same Earth, same trees, and same water that traverses these spots, governments somewhere decided that this would be the place where my land ends and yours begins.
50° 52’ 14” N, 14° 49’ 26” E
Czech Republic / Germany / Poland
Acorn cap ink, rust, alder cone tea, river water.
Landscape between Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic.
A country flag.
The border between Poland and the Czech Republic.
Alder cones dug out from the snow.
Country markers in the snow.
Suggestions of borders in nature.
Tree bark in the woods along the river.
48° 0’ 24” N, 17° 9’ 39” E
Austria / Hungary / Slovakia
Buckthorn skin, concrete.
Farm lands, looking west.
Rock dug from the earth.
Endless flat fields.
Rose hip berries at the end of the year.
Monuments at the tricorner intersection.
48° 46’ 18” N, 13° 50’ 22” E
Austria / Czech Republic / Germany
Colors of the border.
Red earth sample.
Remnants of winter in the forest.
Waterways in the ground.
Trees and skies.
Sky above the borders.