#RefugeeCameras

The photography project #RefugeeCameras started in December 2015.
Kevin gave single-use cameras to Refugees he met in Izmir, Lesbos, Athens and Idomeni. 3 months later, 7 out of 15 cameras came back in their prepared envelopes: 1 camera got lost, 2 got confiscated by the border authorities and another 2 are still in Izmir, because the refugees failed to reach the shores of a greek island. 3 other cameras and refugees are missing until today.
With this photography project Kevin tries to give one of the best documented historic events of our time a new perspective – and last but not least the refugees themselves the opportunity to document their own journey through photography. Lets try to see the individual behind the anonymous concept of a “refugee”.

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UPCOMING:
COPENHAGEN [DK]

Jan 27-29 • KPH Volume  with NYT Europa [ Facebook Event ]

TOUR:
HAMBURG [GER]
April 01-03 • Basecamp Hamburg[ Facebook Event ][ Images ] and [ Video ]

BERLIN [GER]
June 10-12 • Spreewerkstätten[ Facebook Event ] • [ Images ] and [ Video ]

HANNOVER [GER]
June 15-19 • LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism[ Facebok Event ][ Images ] and [ RTL-TV Follow Up ]

EDINBURGH [SCO]
July 01-21 • Retina Scottish International Photography Festival[ Images ]

MILAN [IT]
Sep 08-12 • Milano Film Festival 2016[ Images ]

PALERMO [IT]
Oct 11-25 • Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Palermo with Goethe Institute Palermo at “Festival delle letterature migranti”

BERLIN [DE]
Nov 2 • Spreespeicher with GIZ [ closed society ]


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Most of these photographers received new cameras to document their live as a refugee in Germany. So this project ( hopefully ) will be continued.

www.RefugeeCameras.com

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