Art and Media

‘Staying Power’ by Mary Tremonte

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“Staying Power – immigrants form families and plant roots in our communities …” Poster from the Migration Now portfolio by Mary Tremonte from Justseeds Artists’ Coorperative. For more information see: www.migrationnow.com and www.justseeds.org

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‘Lend Your Humanity’ by Thea Gahr

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“Lend your humanity – free movement for the people of the World.” Poster from the Migration Now portfolio by Thea Gahr from Justseeds Artists’ Coorperative. For more information see: www.migrationnow.com and www.justseeds.org

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Displacement is the New Translation

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By Kenneth Goldsmith ≠ Odd things appear. Things that I don’t understand. Things that I didn’t ask for. Things that I find ugly, strange, baffling, offensive. I don’t know how they got there. Translation is…

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Roskilde Festival 2012

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In the summer of 2012 visAvis went to the Roskilde Festival. We wrote articles every day which were then displayed on our newspaper-wall. In this way we were able to maintain a dialogue with the…

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Interview With Mohammad Shoja Tajik

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Interview With Mohammad Shoja Tajik, An Afghan Artist by Rasmus Brink Pedersen • Photo by amorn bunsri We are sitting in Mohammad Shoja Tajik’s room, in a container behind the former psychiatric hospital, which is…

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Poems From Syria

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Tareq Aljabr (born 1987) is a Syrian poet and translator living in Damascus. Originally from the Golan Heights, his family was displaced during the occupation by Israel. These poems were written during the last year’s…

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Open letter to Helle T. Schmidt

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“My name is Hassan Mohamed Said. Me and my brothers from the camps, came to Denmark from Syria to regain our lives. As Kurds in Syria, we encountered a lot of oppression, not being able…

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Unknown Border Flag

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Maragarita del Carmen A flag is one of the strongest symbols of the nation-state, and for national identity. Unknown Border Flag is a flag for the underrepresented, those who are not heard, and those who are…

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