• Warehousing African Migrants in Israel

    February 1, 2013 - 

    With approximately 60,000 African refugees now living in Israel, the Knesset has authorized increasingly draconian measures to detain and deport migrants. Artist Nir Evron showcases the architecture of a new detention center near Israel’s border with Egypt.  More
  • Karachi: Cell Phone Videos Tell Stories of Migrant Life

    January 9, 2013 - 

    Roughly 2.5 million migrants live illegally in Karachi—many of whom were considered Pakistanis before partition of the Indian subcontinent. The art collective Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema gathers cell phone videos that tell the stories of the city’s migrants.  More
  • The World’s Busiest Border Crossing: San Diego to Tijuana

    December 20, 2012 - 

    The metropolitan area of San Diego—Tijuana is home to over 5 million people. But it is divided between two nations by the San Ysidro Port of Entry. This video, a Creative Time Reports open call submission, depicts the architecture of the world’s busiest border crossing.  More
  • Thinking of Home, Wrestling in Dubai

    December 18, 2012 - 

    Over a million Pakistanis live in the United Arab Emirates. In their leisure time, many play kushti, a traditional Indo-Pakistani form of wrestling. Katrin Greiling shares her photographs of a match in Dubai, home to 400,000 Pakistani immigrants.  More
  • Making Melodies in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

    December 14, 2012 - 

    At the border of Kenya and Somalia, in the heart of the world’s largest refugee settlement, Dadaab, one man has become an independent music producer, empowering fellow refugees to make music about their lives.  More
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    Editor’s Letter

    Five years after Creative Time Reports’ inception, the project is coming to a close. Editor Marisa Mazria Katz reflects on some of the most moving pieces that solidified CTR as a unique platform that elevates artists’ voices.


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