by John Perivolaris

However many cities I go to my past follows me and gets there first. An age of silence springs to life, improvising on where I have been before to trace the map of an island-chain.

About the Photographer

John Perivolaris is an independent documentary and fine art photographer. He holds degrees from the University of London (BA hons) and the University of Cambridge (PhD). In 2006 he became the Board Chairman of the Look 07 International Photography Festival, Manchester (2006 – 08). Since that time, he has worked on a range of commissions, projects, and exhibitions in Europe and North Africa, often dealing with questions of migration, refugee experience, diaspora, and memory, particularly how these are lived on the street, as the primary urban space where encounters between strangers take place. These photographs are from Archipelago (2022).

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