Archive for the ‘17 October 1961’ Tag

Passerelle de la Fraternité, Aubervilliers, Paris

[Bridge bearing a plaque in commemoration of 17 October 1961]

Dear Ed and Joe,

Bridges, crossings, and bodies of water as liquid frontiers are emerging as key features of my journey and yours, it seems.

All best,

John

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Pont de Neuilly, Paris, 12 June 2010

One of the sites of police violence on the night of 17 Oct 1961.

‘YOU HIT ME, WE HIT YOU!’, Pont Saint Michel, Paris, 11 June 2010

Photographed by the plaque commemorating the 17th of October 1961, when Algerian protesters were murdered by the French police.