*1988 near Cologne, Germany Charlotte Schmitz grew up in the cultural environment of the danish minority near Flensburg. After an exchange year in Ecuador, she graduated from a danish secondary school. She studied photojournalism and...
I started taking pictures of arriving people on Lesvos some weeks ago, I met many people sharing their thoughts with me on the Greek/Macedonian border, I spent some days at chaotic LAGESO in Berlin, I will soon go to places in Turkey, on the Balkans and in Germany. I wanted people to share their own thoughts and stories, instead of me doing it for them.
Some of my pictures from Eidomeni were published in the last der SPIEGEL (24.12).