Why Europe Doesn't Make us Dream: Live Cinema on Migration and Media Representation

Pedro Jiménez (ZEMOS98) has written about the most recent performance of €urovisions, an audiovisual show created and performed live by Karol Rakowski (Poland); Okaku Noriko (Japan / UK); Farah Rahman (Netherlands) and Malaventura (Spain); English support collective The Light Surgeons, with technical and artistic coordination of ZEMOS98. ECF presented €urovisions at EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam on 22 May 2014 (read more).

 Photo by Christian Jungeblodt

Photo by Christian Jungeblodt

If we are already realizing that, in our society, monitoring processes using advanced technologies are closer to fact than science fiction, we can say that border control, as it exists in Mediterranean and southern Europe (but also in Eastern Europe and at airports in England, France or Holland), places us in one of the most militarized areas within a supposed society of welfare and freedom.

You can read Pedro's full piece on the European Souvenirs website.