Curator Selection / 2020 / /

Generation of War

  • Photographer
    Thea Pedersen
  • Studio
    Thea Pedersen
  • Image Location

They are too young and unconscious to know. Still unaware of ideologies, religion, politics and human beliefs. They have already lost loved ones, homes, a leg and a safe childhood but will follow the path and will of their grownups blindly.

Whatever side of the frontline, whether born by jihadists in the former Caliphate, brought up amidst freedom fighters in Rojava, living on either side of the fence of the Al-Hol Camp or bound to a hospital bed, they all have one thing in common: They are children born into and shaped by war in Syria facing a dim and unknown future.