Marilena Stavrakidi

Photographer
   
So We Became Refugees
Location: New York
Nationality: Greek
Biography: Marilena Stavrakidis is a Greek multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on sociopolitical issues. Stavrakidis has been awarded the Anthony M. Ruotolo Photojournalism award from the Imaging Alliance Foundation in 2016. She has also been... read on
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So We Became Refugees
Credits: marilena stavrakidi
Date of Work: 03/01/16 - 03/01/17
Updated: 03/19/18
Location: Athens, Greece






So We Became Refugees (2016) is a continuation of the refugee crisis projects. It takes place in the Elliniko camp in Athens, Greece, where Afghan refugees are trapped the past 6-7months.

In this body of work I am focusing on a young Afghan girl named Parisa,13 and her family’s experience in the camp.

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