BORDERLINE OFFENSIVE: Laughing in the face of fear
This research paper is the outcome of the Borderline Offensive project and aims to address the following questions:
- How do humour and art promote dialogue and reflection around migration, fear, pain, identity and social crisis?
- How do arts and culture influence integration positively, and how does integration work diversify audiences and artistic discourse?
- How do populism, xenophobia, and global cultural conflict impact arts and culture, freedom of expression and the mobility of creators?
The research uses a multidisciplinary approach to analyse the processes involved in artistic creation and art residencies. Artists, citizens, cultural producers and academics were gathered in one place, and each individual was then immersed in processes of dialogue, creation and observation. The findings, conclusion and take-home messages offered in the final publication can be used as the starting point for future discussion, advocacy and policy-making within the context of integration and intercultural dialogue.
Title: BORDERLINE OFFENSIVE: Laughing in the Face of Fear
Authors: Collective Work
Editors: Lola Joksimović and Tiago Prata