Archive for the ‘France’ Tag

Afterimage 4: Photograph Found on a Street in Paris, 10 June 2010

A Deep Breath in Marseille: Postcard Sent by George and Received in Manchester by Joseph McGonagle

On Boulevard Zirout Youcef

To cross the desert

Living in hope and limbo

Or take to the sea

Afterimage 3, Terminal Interzone, Marseille – Algiers

Afterimage 2, Marseille

A photograph found in a doorway of Rue Vincent Scotto

Afterimage 1, Marseille

Departure, Marseille, 20 June 2010

Terminal Interzone, Marseille – Algiers, 20 June 2010

Streets on Fire, After Algeria Draw 0-0 with England, Le Vieux Port, Marseille, 18 June 2010

Following an uninspiring match lacking flair and imagination, Algerian fans take to the streets of Marseille. Heaven only knows what would have ensued if the Algerian team had actually won. I might find out in Algiers, when they meet the U. S. A. The team has apparently been preparing for these clashes with imperialist powers by watching The Battle of Algiers (1966).

Rue d’Alger 3, Marseille