Houessou, Enock

Illustrator country: Benin

Scenarist: Houessou, Enock

Scenarist country: Benin

Language: French

Keywords: irregular migration to Europe; racism; tragedy of migration


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2005-2006

Hope – A young man finds a way to migrate to Europe: together with two other friends, he pays a smuggler to reach Europe by boat. During the crossing, his two friends die but he manages to make it to Marseille where he starts living a hand-to-mouth existence and regrets his decision to come to Europe, which has had such a high human cost.

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Technique: Pencil and ballpoint ink on paper

Black and White

Original drawings

Dimensions: 21 x 29,7 cm

Inventory: inv. 411 / coll. CX1.BENIN.HOUESSOU.4

Number of sheets: 4

Notes: The first page on verso reports the Author's name and country, the title, and SM 8 - Each page on verso: Houessou Enock, 2006/SM 8