Location: Keleti Railway Station Tranzit Zone, Budapest, Hungary 2015 August
Interviews and texts: Margit Fehér
"Children among the hundreds of asylum seekers crammed into a bleak passageway under Budapest’s Keleti train station, the scene of migrant protests, draw to pass the time before their families travel on—if the Hungarian authorities allow it—to the richer countries of Northern and Western Europe to settle. With markers, crayons and colored pencils donated by volunteers, they work quietly in small groups, squatting or sitting on the ground.
Their pictures show homes left behind, the often horrible experiences they endured and some of their dreams of a better, peaceful future.
"We want real life," writes Ahmed Reshad, a 20-year-old from Kapisa province of Afghanistan, east of Kabul, when he gets hold of one of the sheets handed out to dozens of children in the subterranean passages. " - as it was published in the Wall Street Journal
original publication: http://graphics.wsj.com/migrant-childrens-drawings/