Un photographe montre ce que les migrants transportent dans leurs valises

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Tom Kiefer était employé des douanes américaines lorsque, en 2007, il a lancé son projet artistique : « El Sueño Americano » (« Le rêve américain »). L’idée est simple : photographier les objets que transportent les migrants sans papiers lors de leurs tentatives de passage entre le Mexique et les Etats-Unis. Très souvent, ces biens sont jetés à la poubelle par les douaniers. Et c’est précisément dans les poubelles que Tom Kiefer est allé les chercher pour les photographier. Théoriquement, les biens considérés comme non dangereux auraient dû être rendus aux migrants. Mais bien souvent, il n’en est rien. Le travail de Tom Kiefer montre à quel point les valises des migrants ressemblent à celles de n’importe quel voyageur. Savon, vêtements, dentifrice, préservatifs. Les 600 compositions commencent à se faire connaître et ont déjà été exposées dans plusieurs galeries, aux Etats-Unis.

LE MONDE https://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/video/2018/07/06/un-photographe-montre-ce-que-les-migrants-transportent-dans-leurs-valises_5327351_3222.html to see original story and photos

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