At Europe’s borders, thousands of Afghan refugees are living in difficult conditions. They want to apply for asylum in Europe but get caught in a web of violence, exploitation and are systematically deported by European police forces. a Dutch doctor who secretly helps people and a Bosnian English teacher who assists people with her local initiative, but they also join a family on the road in the depths of the night across the border and speak to young people who have been living on the road for years and talk about their dreams. The project is a collaboration between the two photographers to bring this story in the most impactful way. They travel to these twilight zones of Europe and take the viewer through their images and story into the harrowing and unseen lives of these people.
AWARDS Winnaar Storimans 2022: Daimon Xanthopoulos (De Storimans Tegel is een belangrijke Nederlandse prijs voor excellent journalistiek camerawerk)
PUBLICATIONS Trouw national daily paper
BROADCAST EenVandaag NPO1