Spectral Vessels (2015, with Theodore Baird and Paolo Cuttitta)

The idea of the ‘ghost ship’ suggests both the danger of a threatening cargo and mysterious migration routes. Powerful institutional agendas have acted to bolster the ‘ghost ship’ obsession. Such symbolism renders the specificities of Mediterranean migration opaque.

Spectral Vessels (with Theodore Baird and Paolo Cuttitta), in Open Democray, 17 Janaury 2015