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Being and Becoming

"In his photographic work, Virgílio Ferreira offers us an unstable approach to the question of identity – a permanent work in progress –, focusing on the condition of migrants in Europe. The question couldn’t be more relevant today. From the tragedy of Lampedusa and the illegal migrants from North Africa, to the nationalistic drives of Catalonia, the German hegemony or the almighty kingdom of the language of finance, we fail to see the mystique of the unity in diversity of a Europe ranging from the Atlantic to the Urals... (Álvaro Domingues, 2014)" (Full text download the PDF)