The Borders Issue

Exposure

Nathan Bajar's photographs of the Philippines illuminate the uncanny experience of returning to a homeland that was never quite home.

by Nathan Bajar
29 June 2016, 12:00am

This article appeared in the June issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.

Last January, Nathan Bajar visited the Philippines to begin a photographic project documenting the country his family left behind when they emigrated to the United States a few years before his birth. The work in progress illuminates the uncanny experience of returning to a homeland that was never quite home.