LE MONDE N'EST PAS ROND

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

27/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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

27/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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

27/12/2014 · 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

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

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

At the Arrivals of Heathrow Airport

Another short, sharp poem by Maltese author Immanuel Mifsud, taken from the collection Fid-Dar ta’ Clara (At Clara’s Place), 1998. The “Antarctica World Passport” shown in the photograph, designed by … Continue reading

03/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Crowdfunding a Maltese passport for an asylum seeker – chronicle of an aborted yet fertile campaign

In response to Malta’s plans to offer citizenship to “ultra-high net worth individuals” in return for a one-time ‘donation’ of €650,000, Antoine Cassar, one of the editors of Le monde … Continue reading

15/01/2014 · 1 Comment