Urban Refugees

While the word “refugee” might conjure images of camps, tents and large movements of people over a border, the transition into actual life beyond the flight is often overlooked. During the peak of the war in Syria, when millions fled the country, this series explores the life of the vast majority of the people who fled war and their country. Most of all it celebrates the resilience and resourcefulness of people whose citizenship is in flux – showing that identity doesn’t come from a piece of paper.

This is a mix of several stories shot for Swedish media clients, including Svenska Dagbladet, Folket i Bild, Dagens Nyheter and Modern Psykologi. Images are also part of the National Geographic Image Collection.