Nine days on the high seas

In September of 2013 Hussen, together with other 112 people, embarked from the Libyan coast
towards Lampedusa. Escaped from his country of origin, Ethiopia, Hussen was looking for a safe place to live and he meet the sea. He spent nine days in the Mediterranean sea without food or water. He saw his friends die until a Tunisians fishing boat arrived to save them.

Libia coast

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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