Camps and Asylum

Danish Kurdistan

BY SHAHLÂ • ILLUSTRATION BY MARÍA MEIGA • MARCH 2021 Hello, I am Shahlâ from Danish Kurdistan. Ever since I can remember (but also before me), the Kurds have lived on the borders and in deprivation….

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The Pauli number

BY SHAHLÂ • ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY AFRA FEKRI • ILLUSTRATION BY MARÍA MEIGA • MARCH 2021 Greetings to you, dear people and governors. I have a question: do you really want to protect your country? Do…

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It is very difficult

BY AN AVNSTRUP RESIDENT • ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY AFRA FEKRI • ILLUSTRATION BY MARÍA MEIGA • MARCH 2021 The circumstances during the asylum seeking period are very difficult. Bearing the heavy and humiliating gaze of the…

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Avnstrup on strike: Eight problems and demands

BY WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS • OCTOBER 2020 The residents of Deportation Center Avnstrup joined our voices together to create a list of eight problems and demands that express why we choose to strike and protest the…

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My life’s place

“My life’s place” is a project by Babak Inanlou with photos from the former refugee camp in Calais, France. The photos were taken in the beginning of 2016 before the camp was demolished by French…

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Recommendation: Uledsaget

BY VIBEKE NIELSEN • 2018 Uledsaget (Unaccompanied) is a comic book anthology about taking flight, and about life as an unaccompanied young refugee in Denmark. The anthology is the outcome of a collaboration between unaccompanied…

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Ziba’s story

This is the story of my mother, Ziba, and our family’s struggle to be reunited. BY SOLMAZ FARNIAN HAMADANI • ILLUSTRATION BY MARIE BOYE THOMSEN   In 2009 I was allowed to send an invitation to…

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Editorial #13

visAvis #13 is out now! Pick up a printed copy somewhere in Copenhagen. The rest of the magazine will be published online during the next months. BY VISAVIS • PHOTOS BY PAULA DUVÅ • 2018…

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