Fortress Europe






Fortress Europe

Palacio de Infanta Elena, Aguilas, Spain, 2019
digital print, wood, paint, 230 x 230 cm

A large-format model map 230 x 230 cm, spread on a table-shaped platform with three-dimensional coloured elements representing the map’s legend. The work refers to the current problem of war refugees and economic emigrants from North Africa and the Middle East. The work is presenting current data on the number of people detained in refugee camps, presenting the main routes of escape and transit of people, the number of refugees accepted by individual European countries, people expelled from Europe and those who lost their lives during unsuccessful attempts to cross the Mediterranean Sea.