Vagrant Hearts: The Illegal History of the Nomadic Life

Haley Kynefin
Jul 11 · 20 min read
Seen in Long Beach, CA. || Instagram: @hkynefinarts

The First Days

The Persecuted

Discrimination

Forced Resettlement and Travel Prohibition

The Extreme Case: Genocide

“Illegal” and Illegible

Photo by Kurman Communications, Inc. Used under a Creative Commons license(CC BY 2.0).

The Stateless

Refugees

“Illegal” Ones

The Sedentary Bias of National and International Law

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has a plan to end statelessness by 2024.

The Choice

Source: the United Nations website

Conclusion

“We migrate with our roots.” || Seen in Cusco, Perú.

Sources

The Guía Vagari

Rogue's guide to slipping around the world

Haley Kynefin

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I study myth, power and social structures. Particularly: How do states gain power through narrative? How do individuals & groups dare to resist that power?

The Guía Vagari

Rogue's guide to slipping around the world