Points of Departure: Photography of African Migrations

21 Oct 2014 – 1 Jan 2015

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Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Norwich, United Kingdom


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  • Bus numbers 25, 25a and x25 run from Norwich city centre to UEA ' ask for the Sainsbury Centre stop. Park & Ride service 604 runs Monday to Friday to the main UEA bus stop.

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How can a still image capture the movement of migration? How can the still image reflect the problems of (dis)connection, experienced by the migrants and the families they have left behind? Migration is a major political concern of our time. More people than ever are on the move in search of a better future — but migrants who travel in pursuit of employment are sometimes seen by their hosts with ambiguity. It is a matter on every politician's mind. Looking at the transatlantic slave trade and contemporary migration, photographers Hélène Amouzou, Mamadou Gomis and Judith Quax examine migration from West Africa.

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