From space, the planet is blue. From space, the planet is the territory.
We are in the middle of contradictory age, when movement is simultaneously encouraged and restricted. Images of one of the largest humanitarian crises of modern times are beamed into our homes, computers and phones via data, which is allowed free movement, so we can comment on migrants who don’t have free movement. This is one of the paradoxes of a ‘global’ age. The borders through which people, data and goods travel are becoming less distinct but the politics that surround them are more powerful and stringent than ever.
Not limited to the borders of nation states From space… considers how border politics can be visualised or made comprehensible through artistic practices and interventions.