Refugees

Chagall, a Russian Jew, was forced to flee occupied France in 1941 following the Nazi invasion

By Frieze News Desk

‘Since Lucano was elected mayor in 2004, the town of Riace, located in one of the most impoverished regions of Italy, has welcomed thousands of refugees’

By Alfredo Jaar

With the increased telling of refugee stories the film industry may claim to be listening, but the real power remains in the editorial chair

By Ismail Einashe
Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Bethleham, c. 1950-1970. Courtesy: Getty Images

How to handle ‘refugee heritage’ from an architectural perspective

By Suzanne Harris-Brandts

In further news: Syria’s National Museum in Damascus reopens; and a protest at the British Museum’s protest-themed show

Theo Eshetu, Atlas Fractured, 2017, still from video projected on a banner as part of documenta 14, Kassel, 2017. Courtesy: the artist and Tiwani Contemporary, London

On sonic trajectories and resistance

By Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung

In further news: artists rally behind detained photographer Shahidul Alam; crisis talks at London museums following decline in visitors 

It’s not clear who destroyed the project – part of the Liverpool Biennial – which names those who have died trying to seek refuge in Europe

The end of policing, ‘Silicon intersectionality‘ and the clothes that refugees carry: what to read this weekend

The German Pavillon at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, and the push to build homes for refugees

By Niklas Maak
Architect’s rendering of repurposed Dutch Pavilion, EXPO 2000 Hanover, from Refugees Welcome, 2015, designed by Martina Frybova and Madeleine Möller. Courtesy: the architects and JOVIS Verlag, Berlin

15th Venice Architecture Biennale: the German pavilion showcases projects for rehousing refugees

By Niklas Maak