Cultural identity is bound up in ‘traces of the past’, which calls for ‘transference and hospitality’
(Paul Ricoeur 1996:5)

The increasing legislation and controls exerted upon migrants also affect those who hold national citizenship. We are all subjected to increasing surveillance, biometric measuring and restriction or exclusion from crossing international boundaries. Therefore, the erosion of citizen’s rights is inextricably bound with global migration policies.

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Dislocations: Participatory Media with Refugees in Ireland and Malta (.pdf)
How to be a Model Citizen (.pdf)

Anthony Haughey is an artist and a lecturer/researcher in the School of Media at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He is also a PhD supervisor in the Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice. He recently completed a three-year research fellowship at the Interface Centre for Research in Art, Technologies and Design at the University of Ulster, where he was awarded a PhD in 2009. His work has been exhibited and collected widely internationally. Recent exhibitions include The Long View, Gallery of Photography, Dublin and Heaven & Earth at New York Photography Festival. During 2012 his work will be exhibited in Künstlerhaus S11, Berne, Helsinki City Museum, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels and in Ireland, MCAC and Highlanes gallery. His work has been published widely, most recently in a co-authored artist’s book, State, published by Project Arts Centre. He is currently editing a new publication, Art, Media and Contested Space with contributions from Alfredo Jaar, Phil Collins, Helen Carey and many other artists, curators and writers.