High Above Texas, the Vast State’s Borders Become Meditations on Diversity

Jay B. Sauceda Flew 3,822 Miles Around the Perimeter of Texas Over Five Days

With borders and divides—both physical and ideological—making headlines daily, it’s refreshing to experience them though art. Photographer, entrepreneur, and author Jay B. Sauceda flew 3,822 miles around the perimeter of Texas over five days in 2015, taking aerial photographs along the way. The resulting images illustrate the stunning diversity of the state’s landscape. Rows of crops display gorgeous symmetry. The texture of sand dunes nearly leap off the pages. Rivers and roads wind beneath puffy clouds, mesmerizing sunsets, and approaching storms.

A Mile Above Texas, published by University of Texas …

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