Thomas

When he walks through the streets of Sofia Thomas is easly noticed. There are not many black people that decide to settle in Bulgaria. In general migrants coming from Turkey, try to cross the country as quickly as possible. They can pay thousands of euro to any passeur, taxi driver, or to the same authority, in order not to be identified or arrested.
For those who remain or who, as in the case of Thomas, is sent back to Bulgaria after having tried to go in another European country, things are not easy.
The job, the racism and then the language…

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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