Paysages d'un exile Rif Spahni
What do all the exiles have in common, starting with the first, Ulysses, who returned to his island after twenty years of the Trojan War? Maybe a sense of unreality. Attached as we are to some contours, some voices, some dreams, we suddenly see ourselves far from it, and we must learn to look again, and to hear. Rif Spahni's photos illustrate this unreality with the appearance of hallucination in the Saharawi refugee camps of Tindouf, in the south-east of Algeria. There, a temporary place that has become home to several generations, time has stood still. Nothing seems to move forward, nothing seems to be able to materialize. It is an illusion, the same one lived by all those who at some point had to leave their land because it was occupied or ruled by others. The desert is the same, but here they have had to learn the name of every oasis, mound and well. In his homeland, the landscape was a personal geography, here there are no references, or those there are temporary even for those who have been born in these welcome shops. Everything is waiting for the camps to get up one day and only the memory of the exile will remain of this desert.
Rif Spahni (Mallorca, 1972) carried out this work in the Saharawi refugee camps of Tindouf, in the south-east of Algeria, from 2005 to 2007.
LANDSCAPES OF AN EXILE
Text by María Zambrano.
Numbered edition of 1000 copies.
Hard cover with fabric. 13 x 21 cm. 84 pages.
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