Migration stories: Between hope and despair

The photographer and artist Leïla Saadna met six humans from different backgrounds in Algiers, Algeria. She spoke to them about their individual experiences as migrants in Algeria and Europe.

Photographer Leïla Saadna

Leïla Saadna is a visual artist and a director of documentary films. She has been living and working in Algiers for two years. After studying plastic arts in Paris, she oriented herself towards engaged and poetic film and artistic projects. Her working and research themes are post-colonial migration stories, the words and struggles of people affected by intersectional forms of oppression, such as racism and sexism, and in particular the experiences of women in a post-colonial context.

Photographer Leïla Saadna © Leïla Saadna