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visAvis exhibits at Danske Grafikeres Hus

Art and Media

We are holding an exhibition at Danske Grafikeres Hus (the Danish Graphic Artists’ House), at Sølvgade 14 in Copenhagen! Come to the opening on the 4th of August from 6pm-8pm, or stop by the exhibition…

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Underground Revolution

Camps and Asylum

They had tied my wrists together behind my back very tightly; the coarse rope almost cut my hands. Somebody was pulling my arms; his hand grabbed my neck just below the knot in the smelly…

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BORDER – a collective poem

Art and Media

Written by the participants at a series of creative writing workshops which took place in the Trampoline House during Spring 2016. Collected by Liv Nimand Duvå I live on the border between the I and…

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visAvis #12: Recommendations

Art and Media

John Steinbeck: Grapes of Wrath Novel, 1939 I would like to share what is in my opinion one of the most significant books on the migration theme: Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. This is…

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Lucky day

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by Liv Nimand Duvå • 2016 I’m standing in a room with my partner at the Swedish Migration Agency. We’re here to hand in our application for a Swedish residence permit, which should then allow…

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Keeping warm in cold country

Art and Media

When you exit the metro at Christianshavn in Copenhagen you see a number of statues known as the Greenland Monument. They were made from red granite by the Danish sculptor Svend Rathsack after he had…

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A burning taste of exile

Art and Media

Recommendation: Warsan Shire: Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth. Poems. flipped eye publishing 2011 By Lise Olivarius The first words of Warsan Shire’s collection of poems read: “I have my mother’s mouth and my…

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No camps wanted or needed!

Camps and Asylum

Vasilika camp is situated outside of Thessaloniki, in the northern part of Greece. As a part of the European system for dehumanising refugees, the camp is strategically located in a remote and deserted landscape, far…

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