our thoughts

If there where legal ways of entry, I would not have to risk my life on a overcrowded rubber boat.”

B. : “Boat bags, are made out of the rubber-boats we came with … It is like an extension of our memory … the boats that brought us here, we are carrying on now…”

A. : “Do you know why I sew the bags? I‘m not doing this for money, I want to prove to people that I can do something and i am worth something.

M. : “Bags made out of donated clothes, textiles that no one needs anymore – we made them new and useable again … The people think that us refugees are of no value, but as we find the value in the thrown away things, it is with us. Within us there is a value to recognize.”

“Azadi bidune mars” is persian and means: freedom without bordesrs

bag for good.