Magnum photographer Jim Goldberg teams up with The Photographer’s Gallery to present a provoking series of polaroids and prints documenting the realities of migration and the conditions for desiring escape.
Open See documents the experiences of people who travel from war torn, socially and economically devastated countries, to make new lives in Europe. They have left often violent, oppressive, poverty-stricken or AIDS ravaged communities, in search of stability and the promise of a better future. Originating from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, these ‘new Europeans’ have met violence and brutality as well as hope and liberation in their new homes.
The exhibition runs until 17th January 2010
The Photographers’ Gallery
16 – 18 Ramillies Street
Tel: +44 (0)845 262 1618