Danish painter Jens Sørensen in his home in Løkken, Denmark.

Work in Progress. Ahmed, 21 from Syria, at his last night in Istanbul before he heads to Izmir for his third attempt to go to Europe by boat. 

Life still quietly goes on in Istanbul. Working hard to finish the last projects before heading back to Copenhagen soon.

Power. Istanbul, November 2015.

A conversation with a friend about this picture:

Me: which one do you like the best. This or the other one?
Louise: This one! It is something from a dream AND a nightmare.

Istanbul, November 2015.

Picture essay in latest issue of ATLAS about the Turkish word "hüzün". The word means a collective melancholy which Orphan Pamuk's describes in his novelle "Istanbul". You can buy the magazine in bookstores and kiosks around Copenhagen and on ATLAS' facebook: www.facebook.com/atlasmagasin .. Here's a few pictures and spread 1/2.

Everyday life in Istanbul

This weekend in Istanbul.

The last week in Istanbul

A few snapshots from a rainy night in Istanbul.

The Never-Ending Escape

Rena, 5 years old, flet the Syrian regime with her familily but has now been stuck in Istanbul for three years. The full story has been published on MINT Collective. The story was shot for the Danish daily Information.