Elisa Perrigueur is a correspondent currently based in Athens.

Since 2012, Elisa has been focusing on social, economic and political issues in Greece, and more recently in the Balkans. She is also working on European external borders, and all the consequences of their progressive closure since 2015.

Elisa has travelled to Calais (France), UK, Greece and Turkey, to analyse the refugee crossings there. She also paints while reporting and did an exhibition (2015-2020), on this issue untitled « Borders - migrations, void scales », from Lesbos to Calais. She is correspondent in Greece for Mediapart, La Tribune de Genève, Le Monde Diplomatique, Le Courrier.

Basic information

Elisa Perrigueur
Social, economic and political issues in Greece, in the Balkans

Supported projects

Prisons in Paradise

  • Human Rights
  • Migration

SAMOS-KOS - This cross-border independent investigation focuses on the newly opened “closed controlled access center” on the island of Samos. The first “pilot project of the European Union” that opened on the 18th of September this year and was entirely financed (43 Million Euros) by a fund of the EU-Commission, which vowed to “No Moria Morias”, after Europe's biggest refugee Camp Moria, on the Greek island of Lesvos burned down last year.