Archive for the ‘Identity’ Tag

Photograph Found Outside the Algerian Consulate, London, 7 June 2010

And this is where my journey began over a month ago, picking up stray photos from the pavement outside the Algerian Consulate in London as I waited for a visa.

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Receipt for Photograph of John Perivolaris Taken at Studio Chérifi, Annaba, 30 June 2010. Cost 80 Dinars

Photograph of John Perivolaris Taken at Studio Chérifi, Annaba, 30 June 2010. Cost: 80 Dinars

Quebec, UK: Postcard Sent by Ed Welch and Received in Manchester by Joseph McGonagle

Photographer’s Studio, Bab el-Oued, Algiers

Afterimage 1, Marseille

An Englishman in Algeria

Having travelled to France on my Canadian passport while my visa application was lodged with the Algerian Consulate in London, my British passport is returned to me in Marseille. Now I can shed my Québecois identity to enter Algeria as an Englishman.

Photomaton, Cabine No. AL07, Gare du Nord, Paris, 08h05

Barbès, Paris