Janine Worlikar

Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer
Deported from home
Location: Berlin
Nationality: German
Biography: Janine Worlikar is a published photojournalist and freelance photographer from Berlin. She holds a Master’s degree from University of Leipzig in Languages and Cultural Studies and attended Ostkreuzschule for Photography in Berlin. She speaks... read on
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Deported from home
Credits: janine worlikar
Updated: 10/16/20
Location: Ciudad de Mexico

Ana Laura and Gustavo were deported from Chicago and Washington to Mexico City. They lived illegally in the United States for more than 15 years. Their children are still living in the U.S.

Ana Laura founded a project helping other deported Mexicans to restart their lives in Mexico City, first contact with fellow migrants is typically established at the airport where a special flight from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) arrives every week at the same time.

Commissioned work for Swiss weekly Neue Zürcher Zeitung am Sonntag (NZZ).

By Janine Worlikar —


Ciao, Napoli!

By Janine Worlikar / Naples, Italy — One summer in Naples (Italy) caught on 35mm film.


By Janine Worlikar

Making mezcal

By Janine Worlikar / Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca, Mexico — The art of making artisanal mezcal in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.


By Janine Worlikar / Alewa, India — Rajo Devi Lohan had her first child at age 70. "I became a real woman“, she says to me, she is 80..
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