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Gold 2019 Editorial / Political

The Periphery

  • Photographer
    Daniel Court

We’re Still Here is an exploration of the heterotopian spaces inhabited by displaced people in Calais. The city of Calais is a symbol for how European governments continue to deal with global displacement. Since the closure of the Calais ‘Jungle’ in 2016, displaced people have continued to arrive. Through a process of brutality, displaced people are being tortured into disappearance by French police and have taken to hiding in small encampments in the surrounding area becoming. They have become, what British Labour MP David Lammy has referred to as, ‘the hidden faces of global displacement’.