“I’ve always felt that home is a fraught place which is constantly going through ruptures,” says Jagdeep Raina.
Libre Gutierrez’s installations, Transportapueblos, Companion of Migrants, are tattooed with maps of Mexico and provide supplies like water.
With her project, The Passport, Thana Faroq documents the lives not just of stateless individuals, but also her own escaping conflict and later settling abroad.
This exhibition at ICA/Boston presents works by 20 contemporary artists — many of them immigrants or members of the African diaspora — that highlight current migration events.
In her debut feature Atlantics, Mati Diop renders stories of migration through a feminist lens, offering a meditation on who gets to forge their own path.
Travel to Russia these days, and chances are the person serving you your food is a visitor to the country, too. Every year, 5-6 million Uzbek, Tadjik and Kyrgyz people arrive in the country to work in restaurants, construction sites, farms and manufacturing plants. They are maids, taxi drivers, street sweepers and garbage collectors. In Krgystzstan alone, one quarter of working-age citizens live outside the country.