The ‘research’ section is dedicated to research and critical literature addressing the work and activities of AMM and its development over time. It includes documents, research projects, and papers, but is also open to interpretations and debates regarding migrant testimony, memory, and self-representation in Italy, as well as to the results of research and critical investigations into migratory processes and their representation in contemporary society. Temporality in cosmopolitan solidarity: Archival activism and participatory documentary film as mediated witnessing of suffering at Europe’s borders by Karina Horsti in European Journal of Cultural Studies, 2019Ten Years of Participatory Cinema as a Form of Political Solidarity with Refugees in Italy. From ZaLab and Archivio Memorie Migranti to 4CaniperStrada by Annalisa Frisina and Stefania Muresu in Arts, 7(4), 2018 “Voci, racconti e testimonianze dall’Italia delle migrazioni. L’Archivio delle memorie migranti” by Alessandro Triulzi in Storia e futuro on line, n. 35, June 2014. “Per un archivio delle memorie migranti” by Alessandro Triulzi, in Zapruder. Storie in movimento, n. 28, May-August 2012 (Foto di Desislava Valentinova Stoichkova). “Corpi di frontiera. Etnografia del trattamento dei migranti al loro arrivo a Lampedusa” by Gianluca Gatta in AM – Rivista della società italiana di antropologia medica, n. 33-34, ottobre 2012. “Middle passages, musealizzazione e soggettività a Bristol e Lampedusa” by Gianluca Gatta e Giusy Muzzopappa in Estetica. studi e ricerche 1/2012. Based on in-depth ethnographic research, this essay compares two rather different museum experiences: the heritagization of transatlantic slave trade in Bristol (UK) and the birth of a museum of migration in Lampedusa (Sicily).The question, open to debate, is whether the museum can contain simultaneously the hegemonic tale and its possible counter-narratives.
Long Journeys. African Migrants on the Road Volume edited by Alessandro Triulzi and Robert Lawrence McKenzie (2013)