Over the line • Caribbean Life

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Call them artists without borders.

More than a dozen Dominican and Haitian artists will come together to showcase artwork depicting the relationship between the two neighboring Caribbean countries. At the exhibit “Bordering the Imaginary,” opening at Bric House on March 14, artists from both countries will explore the history of the island they share. The show was inspired by a controversial 2013 ruling that stripped Dominican citizenship from children of Haitian descent, and the ignorance that its curator saw displayed at panels and protests about the ruling.

“I started going to events about it but it upset me all the time,” Abigail Lapin Dardashti, a Dominican-American woman raised in France. “I felt that there…

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