June 2018: Migrant Journal: Dark Matters (Nr. 4)

A series of photographs taken in the Maroon village of Botopasi, situated in the interior of Surinam. Part of a short film project in the making ‘Not our rhythm section’. The film will explore how today’s rhythms and rituals are related to migration, displacement, and the continued effects of colonization. Alongside the images the poet Ishion Hutchinson selected two poems from his book ‘Far District’ to create a wider poetics of migratory relations. (Image: Yeb Wiersma)

Yeb Wiersma