Airports, as ‘Non Places’

Airports are ‘Non Places’ in the words of French Anthropologist Marc Angie; where the location is a node of a circulatory system, of the veins of Globalisation. These places, mean trolleys where migrants from South Asia pack their dreams away. Photographer Natan Dir speaks in an interview:

“In a place like that, I experienced that people stopped paying attention to themselves, they don’t pretend to be anyone different, they come as they are. I had never realised that this was exactly what I felt when being in the underground; it was a human and real space for me. A place where everything is democratic. It doesn’t matter if somebody has more money, you’re all even.” [1]

The same sentiment is valid for an airport.

Reference:

1. http://www.gupmagazine.com/articles/notes-from-the-underground-an-interview-with-natan-dvir


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