A New Home

by Deepti Asthana and Michelle Hanks – made during the Photo I programme in the spring 2019.

Mahmoud Bayragdar, 29, lived a good and comfortable life back in Damascus, Syria. But in 2011 he had to flee because of the Syrian civil war. Three years later, Mahmoud found himself in Denmark where he started to rebuild his life and eventually make a new home.

The film won Gold in the multimedia category for Group Stories or Essays at the 74th College Photographer of the Year in 2019.