a stagy city
… gazing straight ahead, with a calm look that doesn’t reveal his thoughts.
once a colonial trading post, now a sleepy seaport dominated by the warm yellow of old merchant houses. the river is the lifeline of everything and life revolves around magical fish.
a country forgotten by history. almost completely cut off from the rest of the world by high mountains, impenetrable swamps and crocodile infested rivers, it is a country that has barely been mapped.
in the midst of all despair and darkness, ethiopians still radiate a fascinating serenity; the people take pride in their beautiful native country on the black continent. ethiopia is a country full of contrasts and surprises, a land of magic and enchantment.
refugees at the migrant reception and registration center in passau, germany. the refugees are fascinated by the german notion of orderliness. at the same time, they are scared of being fingerprinted, desperate and wondering if and how they will cope with the new situation and the difficult language.
without it having been pronounced, one can sense the question: who will now command my life, and in what way?