Choucha, a refugee camp in the desert.

Choucha refugee camp was set up on 24 February 2011. The tent city is located in the Tunisian territory, in the governorate of M├ędenine. Managed by the UNHCR, the site was officially closed in the summer of 2012, but in December of 2013 it was still inhabited by about nine hundred migrants, installed in makeshift tents, with no connection to water and electricity and without any kind of humanitarian assistance.

Choucha, a refugee camp in the desert.

Across the sea it aimed at documenting migrations journeys along main routes of the Mediterranean Sea. Grounding on the previous Through Desert and Sea, the project wants to outline the comprehensive dimension of migration from Southern to Northern shores with the long term goal of enhancing intercultural dialogue, empowering migrants and fostering alternative narratives and perceptions about migration in the Mediterranean countries.

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