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REPRESENTING MIGRATION: CALAIS IN QUESTION

Dr Amanda Crawley Jackson (University of Sheffield)


a.j.jackson@sheffield.ac.uk
KEY ARTISTS / PHOTOGRAPHERS:
Mathieu Pernot, Les Migrants (2009); La Jungle (2009/2010)
Jacqueline Salmon, Le Hangar (2001)
Jean Rvillard, Jungles (2007)
Marion Osmont, Des hommes vivent ici (2013)
Julie Rebouillat, No Border (2013)
Olivier Jobard, Lerrance des migrants de Calais (2014)
FILMS:
Marc Isaac, Calais: The Last Border (2013)
Philippe Lioret, Welcome (2009)
Sylvain George, Quils resposent en rvolte (2010)
Yolande Moreau, Nulle part en France (2016). http://info.arte.tv/fr/nulle-part-enfrance-de-yolande-moreau
See also http://www.scoop.it/t/cinema-et-immigration (page maintained by the
Muse de lhistoire de limmigration, Paris) on films dealing with migration.
ON THE MEDIA REPRESENTATION OF CALAIS:
Yasmina Ibrahim & Anita Howarth (2015), Space Construction in Media
Reporting. A Study of the Migrant Space in the Jungles of Calais, Fast
Capitalism, 12.1 .
https://www.academia.edu/15411335/Space_Construction_in_Media_R
eporting_A_study_of_the_migrant_space_in_the_jungles_of_Calais
--- (2016), Imaging the Jungles of Calais: Media Visuality and the Refugee
Camp, Networking Knowledge, 9 (4).
https://www.academia.edu/25584218/Imaging_the_Jungles_of_Calais_
Media_Visuality_and_the_Refugee_Camp
Roy Greenslade, Now we can see the Calais crisis for what it was: a mediamade myth, The Guardian, 1 October 2015.
http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2015/oct/01/now-wecan-see-the-calais-crisis-for-what-it-was-a-media-made-myth

SOCIAL MEDIA:
There are a number of Facebook groups that students might like to explore,
including:
https://www.facebook.com/calaisouvertureethumanite
https://www.facebook.com/groups/CalaisMigrantSolidarityActionFromUK/

FURTHER MEDIA & OTHER RESOURCES:


Both Mediapart (mediapart.fr) & Rue89 (rue89.nouvelobs.com) have interesting,
polemical and in-depth articles in French on migration, Calais and the
representation of migrants and refugees
Les containers de la honte, Mediapart, 14 January 2016.
https://blogs.mediapart.fr/la-parisienne-liberee/blog/140116/lescontainers-de-la-honte
Lucie Pastureau, En images: la nouvelle jungle de Calais, Le Monde, 3 April
2015. http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/visuel/2015/04/03/en-images-lanouvelle-jungle-de-calais_4608768_3224.html
Cyrille Poms, No-Mans Land (BD interactive), http://info.arte.tv/fr/no-mansland-de-cyrille-pomes
LEXIQUE
Le photographe a photographer
La photographie photography
Une photographie a photo
La photographie numrique digital photography
La photographie documentaire / la photographie de reportage documentary
photography
La photographie de presse news photography, news photo
Le photojournaliste photojournalist
Le photojournalisme photojournalism
Le cadrage framing
Langle (de prise) de vue camera angle
Un gros plan a close-up
Le trpied tripod
There is also an excellent vocabulary list (words relating to the photographic
image) at http://www.bulleentete.com/Externe/desperate/PDF4.pdf
See http://jmmesa.free.fr/gan/formation/video/imfixe.htm for a glossary with
visual examples.