The closure of the Sangatte camp at the end of 2002 did not resolve anything. At the beginning of 2005, the photographer François Legait went to meet them and spent several weeks with them in Calais, from unhealthy squats to attempted crossings and food distributions at police checks. He makes us discover men, women and children condemned to an often humiliating underground, but whose hope and dignity command respect.ect.
Avoiding reductive political schemes such as miserable clichés of the genre, his testimony turns our gaze on these clandestine destinies upside down. »
PUBLISHED WITH THE SUPPORT OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
Texts and photographs by François Legait
96 inner pages in black and white