When Malick Jeng (19) left Gambia on March 14, 2016, he never imagined the risks he would face on his way to Europe. My latest work, 'The European Dream', following the life of Malick in Italy after being rescued from the Mediterranean on August 2nd 2016, has been featured in Al..
This weekend I will be participating in the 2nd edition of Utopia Photo Market, in Barcelona. Utopia is a new initiative, born last year, that tries to create a direct meeting point between photographers and many different layer of public. The first edition was huge succes that allowed many..
The 100cameras Snapshot Project in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is going well! If you live in or will be visiting Rio soon, let's connect! Supporting education and visual literacy with youth in Morro da Providência has been a wonderful experience so far. I have been documenting the group and how they..
A documentary by Yasemin Ergin and Katharina Willinger was shown yesterday in the German national TV, ndr. It is about the situation of young people in Turkey - my exhibition opening in Balat, Istanbul, last September and my friends from the neighbourhood are a part of the documentary as..
For people who know me, they know I am a proud recovered addict. I have been sober since 2008 and one day at a time, I will continue to do so for many years to come. When you're the kind of addict I was, life seems bleek and I felt nothing but disgust for myself. Sure in the beginning it was..