Camping Sauvage

August 2009

Jean Revillard: The Untouchable

Swiss photographer and World Press winner Jean Revillard has pictured a story that while disappearing from the headlines, continues to inflict abject daily inhumanities on those who have fled their homes and come to Calais in search of a better life on the other side of the English Channel. The human reality of immigration is forcing a return to nature that sees man dwelling like a wild animal, while rough capitalism and populist politicians set up camp in the safe embrace of fear.
Photo by Jean Revillard
This article appeared in DAM22. Order your personal copy.