After Lesvos: References and Further Reading

by | Jul 3, 2018 | X_Archive | 0 comments

Still from ‘A.S.S.E.M.B.L.Y.’ (2016), a SnapChat exchange between artists Emma McGarry and Hydar Dewachi.

It was so nice meeting everyone and spending time to get to know you and get an insight into your work and process.

Here are some references that either I mentioned to you already or thought about on my way back that I think you might want to check out if/when you need some further inspirations.



Baudelaire’s ‘Lesbos’ –

I found out from a frnech couple I met in Antissa that Baudelaire wrote a poem about Lesvos and Sappho.

Krzysztof Kieslowski’s ‘Three Colours: Blue’ –

Films I made relating to water and performance that I mentioned to you if you want to check them out

Robert Wilson’s ‘Walking’ –

Out of Water –

Find Your Way (with Corali) –




Bento’s Sketchbook –

Berger on Drawing –

Grayson Perry sketchbooks –

A.S.S.E.M.B.L.Y. –

This is a film I made from a SnapChat conversation with an artists on our process of making art.


Camila Estrin Henriksen


Sophie Calle –

Freedom of the Migrant –

(update 4 July) I just met with a friend curator and she reminded me of the artit residency at Delfina Foundation in London “The Politics of Food” that was centred around cooking and eating food while discussing politics and other issues. Here are links to the events that were part of the programme that might interest you:

Politics of Food event:

Performative Dinner:

The Politics of Food 2 event:


Camilla Dahl


Susan Sontag’s Regarding the Pain of Other –

You may also want to check Susan Sontag’s prequel On Photography –

John Berger and Susan Sontag ‘To Tell A Story’:




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