Ricardo Garcia Vilanova

The Libyan Crossroads
Nationality: Spanish
Biography: Freelance photographer for over 19 years. Specializing in conflict zones and humanitarian crises, he has reported on the Arab Spring and ISIS conflicts. His photographs have been published in Life, Newsweek, Time, The New York Times, The... read on
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The Libyan Crossroads

The Libyan Crossroad is a project that, illustrating the "deadly passage" to Europe for many refugees and migrants, from Libya, from the in detention centers in that country, and the impossible crossing in the central Mediterranean towards Europe where those who are lucky are rescued and those who do not die, as well as the extreme situation of the Libya devastated by the three wars that it has had since 2011 and that has caused that country for its instability as the gateway to Europe.The  second part of the project focused on the countries of origin, where people who go to Libya come from, to try to understand their motivations, which pushes them to leave their countries as refugees or as migrants and play their lives, all through from different routes from the nine main countries of origin in sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and Middle East Asia (Niger, Chad, Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia, Babglades, Syria and Palestine).

The project portrays the suffering and resistance of refugees and migrants throughout that journey.


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