Skip to main content

Migrant 1: Across Country
Mirgant Journal


Migrant Journal

Edited by Catarina de Almeida Brito and Justinien Tribillon.
Contributing Artists: Martha Pskowski, Brett MilliganElisabeth Real, Christoph Miler, Justinien TribillonCatarina de Almeida Brito, Dimitrios Bormpoudakis, Giuditta Vendrame, Julian Castro, Daniela Sanjinés, David Kostenwein, Henri Lefebvre, Hefin Jones, and Pippo Ciorra

Edition of 1000
144 Pages
180 x 245 mm
ISSN 2398984x


The refugee crisis that Europe is currently facing is shedding a dramatic light on the countryside. Syrians refugees flee the war via Turkey, then Greece and their isolated beaches, to move on to travel Europe across country, fields and scenic landscapes via Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia… The forgotten rural land is the stage of our present migration tragedy, not cities.

About the Journal
Migrant Journal explores the circulation of people, goods, information, but also fauna and flora, around the world and the transformative impact they have on space. While migration is part of humanity’s genesis, it seems the phenomenon has become ubiquitous, happening faster, with complex ramifications.

Migrant aims at exploring the relationship between these elements, events, journeys and spaces bound under the idea of ‘migration’ in all its forms, crucial to understand today’s society.

In order to break from the prejudices and clichés on migrants and migration, MIGRANT asks artists, journalists, academics, designers, architects, philosophers, activists and citizens to rethink our approach to migration and critically explore the new spaces it creates.

About the Editors
Catarina de Almeida Brito
is the co-founder of Mae Office, a communications agency focused on architecture, design, and our built environment. She is also an independent architect and freelance journalist based in Lisbon with a particular interest in architecture and diplomacy.

Justinien Tribillon is a writer, researcher, editor and curator. An urbanist, he’s interested in understanding cities, their social fabric, the way they are governed and designed. He regularly contributes feature articles to The Guardian, writing for instance about Paris’s subterranean secrets, or Bucharest uncanny wildlife reserves, as well as The Architectural Review, MONU and other publications. In 2019, Justinien contributed to Rotterdam-based architectural historians Crimson’s latest book Cities of Comings and Goings with a chapter on the history of London’s urbanism in relation to migration.

Leave a Reply