Heidrun Friese – Partire [EN]

Heidrun Friese

Since the late 1990s, Lampedusa has evolved into a European borderland and a key layover for undocumented people. The tiny Italian island close to the Tunisian mainland has become – along with the Spanish enclaves Ceuta and Melilla – a prominent symbol of European migration policies, of technocratic utopias of controlling mobility, of border management and of the limits of European hospitality.