Controversial artist Christoph Büchel’s project will memorialize the European migrant crisis by displaying the shipwreck responsible for one of the worst losses of life on the Mediterranean in recent memory.
Last year, a group of artists and activists developed a project satirizing Mexico’s mistreatment of the migrant “caravan” from Central America. When media outlets started broadcasting their satirical video, it triggered an outcry against what many cast as hypocritical racism and bigotry. Does it matter that the video was fake?
Since August, Sarah Mardini — a humanitarian aid worker who saved refugees bound for Greece by pulling their sinking dinghy ashore — has indefinitely languished in a prison outside Athens.
Three days after Hyperallergic published an article detailing the Whitney Museum’s connection to the ongoing migrant crisis at the US-Mexico border, more than 100 staffers at the Manhattan-based museum have signed a letter demanding that their employers respond to the article’s allegations.
Some 5,000 undocumented immigrants currently live in overcrowded detention centers in Malta, though their hardships are mostly hidden from the wealthy European tourists who flock to the Mediterranean archipelago.
Today, 28 works by the Spanish surrealist Joan Miró were auctioned in London to benefit refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East.
PARIS — Just outside the gates of the National Museum of the History of Immigration, an enormous, dreamy-faced, freestyle swimmer surges from the ground.
This morning in Berlin, a small crowd gathered around an open cemetery grave to pay their respects to a 60-year-old Syrian refugee.