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Photography

11th April 2019

‘Ongoing Journeys’ by Rich Wiles – Available for hire during UK Refugee Week Exhibition Details: Ongoing Journeys is a touring photographic and multi-media exhibition by award-winning artist Rich Wiles. The exhibition includes 32 framed photographs and an accompanying film installation, and is available for hire including during Refugee Week. *The exhibition has been touring since […]

Ongoing Journeys

A photographic installation showing life as it was in the Calais Jungle and the Dunkirk refugee camps. A moving documentation before they were razed to the ground. By Jacky Chapman and Janine Wiedel. “Despite the prominence of the camps in liberal and reactionary media alike, the fate of their one-time inhabitants is now slipping from […]

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5th March 2019

By Anrike Piel Peace in Exile is a book consisting of a collection of portraits and personal statements of young women refugees. It debunks myths by stating verified facts while as well explaining and highlighting the hard work of grassroot non-governmental organisations working in some of the most difficult circumstances. In times of circulation of […]

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18th February 2019

Nathaniel White introduces his new exhibition that is available for venues, including during Refugee Week. Most of those who die in settled societies have some form of grave, marker, headstone or memorial. We continue to remember the dead in part by having them occupy physical space. Physical reminders of the dead confront us almost every […]

routes

The Stranger photographic series by Arteh Odjidja is a portrait based project, showcasing the inspirational stories of young migrants and refugees from all parts of the world. It offers young people the opportunity to share their individual experiences of leaving their country of birth and all that they’ve known, to discover new purpose and opportunities […]

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17th April 2018

By Sarah Hickson The informal refugee camp in Idomeni, a village in Northern Greece close to the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), extended across a vast area of open land around the railway station and the recently erected border fence. Tents and flimsy shelters hugged the train tracks and lined the […]

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By Amy Lineham from Disposable Perspectives. At the end of 2016 I spent 5 weeks volunteering in the then newly opened Porte de la Chapelle refugee camp in Northern Paris. During my time there a number of journalists visited to take photos. Some spoke to one or two residents for a couple of minutes, most […]

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