Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015-2016 - Daniel Castro Garcia
Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015–2016 is a photography book that documents the lives of people at various stages of their migration to Europe. The book is divided into three sections, focusing on migration to Italy from North Africa, migration to Greece and through the Balkans from the middle east, and the migrant camp in Calais known as ‘The Jungle’.
Alongside the photography, written texts serve both as context, and as means to share the stories of the people met during the project.
"The book was created in response to the imagery used in the media to discuss the issue of migration, which we felt was sensationalist, alarmist and was not giving people the time and consideration they deserved. We wanted to approach the subject from a calmer perspective, using medium format portrait photography as a means of meeting the people at the centre the crisis face to face."
Published by John Radcliffe Studio, 2016
210 x 297 mm