Texere.Borders — migration RSS


        Figure 1 -Adobe structure at Azraq Camp, Jordan. In Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities, he describes the city of Trude in the chapter on continuous cities. The city’s distinctive character is its undistinguishable nature. The sameness of it is carried out in the landscape of the city; the flowers, street signs and houses. When the chance to leave approached, the people of Trude said, “you can resume your flight whenever you like...but you will arrive at another Trude, absolutely the same, detail by detail...only the name of the airport changes.”   For nomadic communities, they carry the city of Trude with them rather than arriving at it. Though temporary, the tent features a sense of continuity. It goes wherever...

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