Art on Migration Politics
In CAMP, we believe that art engaging migration politics is able to express the life experiences of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers and place their testimonies within a larger historical and political perspective. It can mirror not only the precarity of migrants’ and refugees’ life situations, but can also show the social richness, creativity, and dignity by which these groups of people survive in a world that does not want them.
Art on migration politics sheds light on what affects us all, yet the migrant and the refugee the most: home, close relations, and personal safety. In the end, it also contributes to a lived critique of the political systems that uphold discriminating borders, global economic inequality, and non-sustainable exploitation of our nature.