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Memorials

As 'mountains of corpses' wash up on Tunisian shores, artist Rachid Koraichi builds burial site for migrants

Memorial and graveyard designed by Algerian artist will be used to bury the unidentified bodies of those who have tried and failed to cross the sea

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Rachid Koraichi

Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi builds cemetery for drowned migrants

Though the site is due to open next spring, Koraichi has already had to bury 56 anonymous bodies to relieve overcrowding in existing local cemeteries

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Openings

New contemporary art space opens in impoverished area outside Tunis

B7L9, founded by the Kamel Lazaar Foundation, shows works by international and Tunisian artists but also engages the local community