Reformations of the EU Asylum Policy & Navigating the Millennial Refugee Movement (2016)
He left Pakistan in order to follow his dreams as a computer scientist and engineer. For many years he lived at the refugee camp outside of Rome. After two years, many leave the camp due to lack of opportunity it provided. Him and other fellow refugees live-in as roommates in apartments scattered around Rome. Oftentimes, Ayoub will take in a fellow traveler, especially if they are a Pakistani refugee like himself, in solidarity. About a week after meeting him in at this cafe in Termini station, he left by bus for Dusseldorf.
Termini Station, Rome, Italy (2016)
Our Bedroom After the War (2016)
This bedroom and it’s amenities were passed down by other refugees that emigrated to Rome. Taped on the wall is the their daughter’s drawings.
Battistini, Rome, Italy
Kodak Portra 35mm color film scan