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What image comes to your mind, hearing the word 'Asylum seeker' or 'refugee'?  

Does this image change later in mind, after you have seen the same word combined with a positive picture instead of negative? Like a glossy picture in a glossy magazine for example? 

 

Let's see and talk about how media can influence our perception... 

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© Mirjam Offringa, Research in 2013

Tim, from Syria

 

Al shabir,

from Eritrea

Amir,

from

Eritrea

© Mirjam Offringa
© Mirjam Offringa

Taim

from Syria

Amina,

from

Eritrea

© Mirjam Offringa
© Mirjam Offringa

Ashebir,

from Eritrea.

© Mirjam Offringa
© Mirjam Offringa

Amina,

from Eritrea.

Al Shafee,

from Southern Sudan.

© Mirjam Offringa
© Mirjam Offringa

Trinh Quan from Vietnam

© Mirjam Offringa
© Mirjam Offringa
© Mirjam Offringa
© Mirjam Offringa

Angela,

from Servia

Scouting, styling, photography and editing by Mirjam Offringa.

With many thanks for sponsoring/support:

Shoes -   Schuurman schoenen

Clothes - 4Men Fashion, Roden

Guitar -  Janke Brands

COA -     AZC Drachten & Musselkanaal

          And all the great models volunteering for this project.

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