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

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

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

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

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

16/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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

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

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

23/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Refugee

“She remembers the stars as they faded one by one with each thrust, / when strange men tore into her that night, their moans mocking whimpers / escaping through large … Continue reading

17/04/2014 · Leave a comment

La mer est pleine de corps

Sicilian poet and video artist Sebastiano Adernò has witnessed several arrivals of migrant boats on the shores of his island, particularly at Portopalo, Pozzallo. The following animation, created in collaboration … Continue reading

03/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Communiqué de “KEEN ASS ILLEGAL” suite au rapport de l’Ombudsman sur le Centre de rétention

Suite au rapport de l’Ombudsman sur le Centre de rétention pour étrangers du Luxembourg, le collectif Keen ass illegal – Personne n’est illégal est assez surpris que la Médiateure estime … Continue reading

13/03/2014 · Leave a comment

Rêves en dérive

À l’occasion du Festival des migrations, des cultures et de la citoyenneté (Luxembourg, 14-16 mars), le poète Antoine Cassar, co-éditeur du journal artistique Le monde n’est pas rond, a interviewé … Continue reading

25/02/2014 · Leave a comment

From tent to tent

From one tent to the next: a heart-wrenching symmetry runs through the recent history of the peoples of Palestine and Syria. War, exile, separation, yet always hope, including through self-expression. … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · 1 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

Together in oblivion: Forgotten Palestinians in Beirut

32 years after the infamous massacre, the Shatila camp for Palestinian refugees still stands, albeit more impoverished and overcrowded than before, and more isolated from the modern, glitzy Beirut that … Continue reading

13/01/2014 · 1 Comment

Linien

„Gestrichelte, gebrochene, gerade und gewundene. Linien! Exakt eingezeichnet waren sie für ihn der nächste Schritt zur Perfektion, die großartigste Reichweite der menschlichen Fähigkeiten.“ Eine Kurzgeschichte von Berislav Blagojević. Übersetzung: Michael … Continue reading

18/12/2013 · Leave a comment