CALAIS: Flooding as Spatial Control

In January 2016 the Eurotunnel group decided to flood the landscape surrounding the Eurotunnel tracks and check-in facilities. Since the group owns the ditches, drains and their vortex control valves they decided to intentionally shut those in order to accumulate water surrounding the terminal. The above Landsat 8 images, published by NASA and manipulated by

CALAIS: Landscapes of Expulsion

Last week I returned to the dunes east of Calais that were once the site for one of Europe’s largest informal migrant camps. What was once filled with tents and makeshift houses has been evicted in late 2016 following a cycle of partial eviction, police violence and oppression through weaponised architectural interventions and a strategy