Struggle and Politics

(Up)rooted, in the absence of men

BY LISELOT KATTEMÖLLE • ILLUSTRATIONS BY FATIMA MOALLIM FROM FLYKTINGLANDET, FLYKTINGLANDET.TUMBLR.COM   “A woman is like a flower and a man is like her roots.” Aisha unfolds her hands and moves a little forward towards the…

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Causes of blindness

BY LILLTREZ, AMARA AND AUGUSTINE • ILLUSTRATIONS BY SIGRID ASTRUP The authors were participants in Free Home University’s two-week residency, Performing the Struggle, at Ammirato Culture House in Lecce, Italy. At the end of the…

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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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Underground Revolution

They had tied my wrists together behind my back very tightly; the coarse rope almost cut my hands. Somebody was pulling my arms; his hand grabbed my neck just below the knot in the smelly…

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Keeping warm in cold country

When you exit the metro at Christianshavn in Copenhagen you see a number of statues known as the Greenland Monument. They were made from red granite by the Danish sculptor Svend Rathsack after he had…

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