Samuel Stevens
2005. Spain, United Kingdom (Great Britain). vo Spanish. 11’

Sin Papeles tells the story of the of a hunger strike staged by migrant workers, without papers (sin papeles), in a small church in Barcelona by bringing together a sound recording of its climax made in March 2001 and film footage of the location shot four years later to the day. The subjective account of the event made by the artist in the form of a sub-titled narration is a process of personal reflection de-objectifying the subject of migration for the purpose of work, displacement and social order. The film is a reflection on the implications and realities of the aspects of the EU project that have created a fortress of Europe.