The way in which Europe will respond to the refugee crisis appears to be profoundly structuring for its future: how to protect who we are, this “identity” that we hold, and “at the same time” to remain faithful to the founding values of Europe. Europe, those of Christianity and “les Lumières”.
For policy-makers, the subject is complex to address. And the right words so hard to find, between realism and humanity, with the constant risk of a technocratic or accounting jargon, dehumanized.
So, without any definitive political message, for a moment, give way to artists …
Tonight # Eurovision2018 #VoteMercy
Iconography: Greek coast, Greece, April 30, 2017 (personal collection).