Could you try to imagine a world without borders, a global space where people can freely move from one country to another, to settle down, live and work wherever they wished? This sounds like a Utopia with all the strict controls that states currently execute at their frontiers. A major factor why people flee their country is because of war, conflict or government persecution. In a world where we are trying to reunite and relate with each other, everyone should be able to have the opportunity to freely travel between boarders. Over the past years many borders have been transformed into militarised security spaces through increased funding, deployments of additional border guards, and the construction of walls and surveillance infrastructure. International migration is one of the major moral and political challenges of our time.
‘’After a difficult and unpleasant journey, where you risk your life and fight the sea waves trying to reach “ the land of dreams” - or at least, what you think it is - your happy dreams of a safe and peaceful life are destroyed and the “happy land” disappears. You come to find out it is just a prison that cannot be escaped, surrounded by the sea on all sides, where you miss all the basics of life - refugee from Samos