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Artistic webzine on migration, borders, human rights

Peprin

« Peprin » est le rêve d’un étranger, un européen, petit bourgeois, lettré, accueilli dans un village maltais, Safi, à Pâques. A Malte, on célèbre la mort et la résurrection du Christ, … Continue reading

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All that matters and squid pancakes

“Is this worldliness —if that’s what it is— the reason for my lack of footing, grounding, Daniel asked me with a penetrating stare. The reason for my being treated as … Continue reading

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Impasse

12 kilometres east of Beirut, on a hill overlooking the Beirut-Tripoli highway, the Dbayeh refugee camp hosts mainly Christian Palestinian refugees, some descended from the original group displaced from Galilee … Continue reading

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6th Continent – a photographic travelogue around the Mediterranean. Interview with Mattia Insolera

Seven years. Thirteen countries. 23,084 km by motorbike, 19,270 km on all types of sea vessels. Mattia Insolera’s 6th Continent is an immense and highly poetic photographic project, capturing the essence of … Continue reading

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Open Up Your Mind

“We all hope and we all try, we all long for something fair / but if all you sow’s convention, so you reap.” A song by Pieter van der Paverd, … Continue reading

01/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Bitter Oranges – African migrant workers in Rosarno. Interview with Carole Reckinger

“It is really a new form of slavery. Actually, it is a step further than slavery. In classical slavery, the slaves were the property of the landowners. You make sure … Continue reading

01/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Die Hoffnungsträger

Christina liebt Musik. Zu Hause hatte sie Klavierunterricht. Mit Hilfe von Popsongs hat sie gelernt, fließend Englisch zu sprechen. Sie hat sich die Texte eingeprägt und sie nachgesungen. Die Dreizehnjährige … Continue reading

02/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Havarie

Created, produced and performed by international quartet Lost Goose Theatre Company, HAVARIE tells the story of two sisters who board a boat and leave their home. What drives them forward is not … Continue reading

02/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Ultima Estação: Esperança / Lescht Statioun: Hoffnung

En 2012, l’Institut Camões Luxembourg demande aux trois photographes Jessica Theis, Jérôme Melchior et Paulo Lobo de réaliser une série de portraits d’immigrants portugais arrivés au Luxembourg récemment et ayant … Continue reading

16/10/2014 · Leave a comment

Love at the bottom of the sea – 3rd October, Day of Memory and Hospitality

Friday 3rd October 2014 marks one year since the tragedy off Isola dei Conigli, Lampedusa, a shipwreck in which 366 people lost their lives – men, women, children, and a newborn baby … Continue reading

03/10/2014 · Leave a comment

Io non ho paura – I am not afraid

One of the most effective antidotes to fear, whether personal or collective, is to write about it, or better still, to sing about it. Awarded the ‘Premio Demo’ in 2013, … Continue reading

16/08/2014 · 1 Comment

World Cup Migrant XI

Born in one country to parents from another and raised somewhere in between, when it comes to international football events, you could say I have the ‘luxury’ of supporting several teams at … Continue reading

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On the Bridge to Strasbourg

On 18th May 2014, over 200 refugees and supporters began a 450 km March for Freedom to Brussels, crossing the bridge from Kehl (Germany) into Strasbourg (France). Dutch poet and no-border … Continue reading

22/05/2014 · Leave a comment

Port-a-Border

“Why build four thousand miles when four feet will do? Introducing Port-a-Border! Your own personal portable anti-immigrant security system!” Cutting-edge border technology, advertised by the Latino Comedy Project. Order your … Continue reading

22/05/2014 · Leave a comment

Lieu de naissance – ‘polyfonía’ en quatre langues

Est-il possible de naître plusieurs fois pendant une seule vie, et dans des différents endroits? Étant né dans plusieurs paysages, combien de langues maternelles faut-il pour construire sa propre langue … Continue reading

11/05/2014 · Leave a comment

To Be A Refugee

In the summer of 2013, photographer Daniel Setiawan and researcher James Helfrich interrupted their holiday in Malta, and with the assistance of Integra Foundation, set about filming a documentary on … Continue reading

10/05/2014 · 1 Comment

The Atlas

“Whether, entering port, we shall be welcomed by sun or by storm / or the cold mist of the breath of those who judge us, / or whether what we … Continue reading

23/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Universal Declaration – Transparent Flags – Forever Immigrant

From 24th-27th April, as part of Art Brussels 2014, Galerie Sobering will be displaying the exhibition Fall in Levitation, a solo show by Portuguese-Luxembourgish artist Marco Godinho. Human rights, identity … Continue reading

23/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Rmilat / Las Cuevas

Paradis touristique situé à moins d’une heure de Tanger, Rmilat, célèbre pour sa falaise d’argile bleue, se transforme chaque soir en huis clos morbide. Les militaires évacuent les touristes et … Continue reading

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“Do Fences Make Good Neighbors?”

Barriers for peace, or barriers to peace? In this sociopolitical essay, Dr. Christine Leuenberger of Cornell University examines the effects of border walls over time, with a poignant comparison of … Continue reading

18/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Citoyen du monde

Vendredi 18 avril à la Kulturfabrik de Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, le groupe allemand Irie Révoltés sera en concert. Personne n’est illégal et Le monde n’est pas rond seront présents aussi, avec … Continue reading

18/04/2014 · Leave a comment

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