Crossing the Trenches

The Jungle and its Contentions of the Image
Calais 2018

The dinner pack; verges of the Afghan Hospital jungle Calais April 2018

 

The image is the means by which we both avoid the Other and yet represent the Other. As the rights of movement in the global age demarcates who the Other is, a confrontation with the image becomes necessary to envisage a future based on an equal rights of movement. The Calais jungle over its two decades is a space that enables us to uncover the dimensions of that challenge and to cast another light on the entire edifice of our politics of representation.

 

Published in Critical Legal Thinking. Read There.