we gave them the cameras, they showed us their world.

My name is Ahmad, I am 14 years old. I am from Homs, Al Qosayr, the Eastern district. I like acting a lot, I dream of studying to become an actor. I took this picture of a house because I wish to have one just like it. Just take me back home to Syria, I would love to be home.

My name is Shahed, I’m 14 years old and from the countryside of Aleppo. When I grow up I want to be an interior designer. I wish for Syria to return to the way it was before. This picture is of my sister outside the camp. I liked taking it from afar with hand gestures as if she was holding something.

My name is Ahmad, I am 14 years old. I am from Homs, Al Qosayr, the Eastern district. I like acting a lot, I dream of studying to become an actor. I took this picture of a house because I wish to have one just like it. Just take me back home to Syria, I would love to be home.

My name is Shahed, I’m 14 years old and from the countryside of Aleppo. When I grow up I want to be an interior designer. I wish for Syria to return to the way it was before. This picture is of my sister outside the camp. I liked taking it from afar with hand gestures as if she was holding something.

My name is Ahmad, I am 14 years old. I am from Homs, Al Qosayr, the Eastern district. I like acting a lot, I dream of studying to become an actor. I took this picture of a house because I wish to have one just like it. Just take me back home to Syria, I would love to be home.

My name is Shahed, I’m 14 years old and from the countryside of Aleppo. When I grow up I want to be an interior designer. I wish for Syria to return to the way it was before. This picture is of my sister outside the camp. I liked taking it from afar with hand gestures as if she was holding something.

My name is Marwa, I’m 11 and from Dar El Fardis in Syria. I’ve been living here for 4 years. I love art, taking pictures and playing. I wish to return to Syria. I wake up, get dressed in my clothes and get ready and head to school. I study when I return from school and then if I have free time, I go to the playground. This is my sister, she’s 3 years old and she started crying because I took a picture of another kid before I took one of her so she got jealous!

My name is Marwa, I’m 11 and from Dar El Fardis in Syria. I’ve been living here for 4 years. I love art, taking pictures and playing. I wish to return to Syria. I wake up, get dressed in my clothes and get ready and head to school. I study when I return from school and then if I have free time, I go to the playground. This is my sister, she’s 3 years old and she started crying because I took a picture of another kid before I took one of her so she got jealous!

My name is Noura, I’m 13 years old and I’ve been here for 4 years, almost 5 now. I’m from Baba Amer in Syria. I want to become a hairdresser. This picture is of my baby cousin. I love him a lot. When I took it, it turned out prettier than I had imagined. When I captured it, I had a strange feeling. This is the first time I used a camera and when I did so, I felt really happy. I loved taking pictures a lot, so I got sad when the project was over.

My name is Noura, I’m 13 years old and I’ve been here for 4 years, almost 5 now. I’m from Baba Amer in Syria. I want to become a hairdresser. This picture is of my baby cousin. I love him a lot. When I took it, it turned out prettier than I had imagined. When I captured it, I had a strange feeling. This is the first time I used a camera and when I did so, I felt really happy. I loved taking pictures a lot, so I got sad when the project was over.

I am Ali, I am 14 years old and I’m from Baba Amer in Homs. When I grow up, I want to be an engineer so I can help create jobs for people. In this picture there are some birds, they were singing so I walked over to take a picture of them and it came out really beautiful.

I am Ali, I am 14 years old and I’m from Baba Amer in Homs. When I grow up, I want to be an engineer so I can help create jobs for people. In this picture there are some birds, they were singing so I walked over to take a picture of them and it came out really beautiful.

This was me and my friend, he left the camp a while ago. I love him lots but he left. Once we were walking in the builder’s yard. I love blue and he likes yellow, so I took the picture that day. The yellow came out in the reflection along with the clouds and it was a very nice picture. The picture is a combination of both our tastes, me and my friend, so we really liked it.

This was me and my friend, he left the camp a while ago. I love him lots but he left. Once we were walking in the builder’s yard. I love blue and he likes yellow, so I took the picture that day. The yellow came out in the reflection along with the clouds and it was a very nice picture. The picture is a combination of both our tastes, me and my friend, so we really liked it.

My name is Mohamad, I’m 14 years old. We were in Syria, we left our house and we came here to Lebanon straight away. I was very small so I don’t remember anything. I love studying and learning about mechanics and taking photos. I wake up in the morning, wash my face, then go to school where I study and come back home to play with my friends. In this picture, it started to rain, I liked the scene so I took the picture.

My name is Mohamad, I’m 14 years old. We were in Syria, we left our house and we came here to Lebanon straight away. I was very small so I don’t remember anything. I love studying and learning about mechanics and taking photos. I wake up in the morning, wash my face, then go to school where I study and come back home to play with my friends. In this picture, it started to rain, I liked the scene so I took the picture.

This picture I love because it’s a memory of that place. I took it when we were in the garden.

This photo is of my sister’s friend Yara. We took it at school when she was a bit sad.

This picture I love because it’s a memory of that place. I took it when we were in the garden.

This photo is of my sister’s friend Yara. We took it at school when she was a bit sad.

My name is Alaa, I am 13 years old, I come from Hama in Syria and it has been 3.5 years since we have left Syria because of the war. The first time I used the camera was a really nice class. I learned how to take pictures and to hold the camera. Before this, I had never held a camera. They instructed us to take expressive pictures so they can print them out. One day I was upset so I asked my friend to take a picture of me, I like the picture a lot. I was sad because I’m stuck here, I can’t go away to study. I’d love to travel to study and to learn English.

My name is Alaa, I am 13 years old, I come from Hama in Syria and it has been 3.5 years since we have left Syria because of the war. The first time I used the camera was a really nice class. I learned how to take pictures and to hold the camera. Before this, I had never held a camera. They instructed us to take expressive pictures so they can print them out. One day I was upset so I asked my friend to take a picture of me, I like the picture a lot. I was sad because I’m stuck here, I can’t go away to study. I’d love to travel to study and to learn English.

I am Mohamad, I am 13 years old from Dar El Fardis in Syria. I came to Lebanon and I study here. All the schools in my village were destroyed. I love playing football and running. This picture is of my sister. I took the picture from above, she was happily smiling.

My name is Hiba, I am 13 years old and I’m from Hama in Syria. When I grow up, I want to become a math teacher. In the picture is Bayan, Nasser’s daughter. I took a picture of her big sister, and not of her, so she got upset.

I am Mohamad, I am 13 years old from Dar El Fardis in Syria. I came to Lebanon and I study here. All the schools in my village were destroyed. I love playing football and running. This picture is of my sister. I took the picture from above, she was happily smiling.

My name is Hiba, I am 13 years old and I’m from Hama in Syria. When I grow up, I want to become a math teacher. In the picture is Bayan, Nasser’s daughter. I took a picture of her big sister, and not of her, so she got upset.

My name is Mariam, I’m 15 from the countryside of Hama in Syria. Since I was young, I always wanted to be a doctor. That’s my dream. I studied until I took the Breve exam and now I want to apply for secondary school but my certificate is not acknowledged in Lebanon. I studied 2 years in Lebanon and I was second best in my class during those years and later, I found out my studying was not acknowledged here. Now I am sitting at home not doing anything. I was supposed to travel abroad to study, to some place where they teach French. I chose this picture because I love my sister a lot and behind her were some paintings we did with David and Roshan, so I took this picture as a memory.

My name is Mariam, I’m 15 from the countryside of Hama in Syria. Since I was young, I always wanted to be a doctor. That’s my dream. I studied until I took the Breve exam and now I want to apply for secondary school but my certificate is not acknowledged in Lebanon. I studied 2 years in Lebanon and I was second best in my class during those years and later, I found out my studying was not acknowledged here. Now I am sitting at home not doing anything. I was supposed to travel abroad to study, to some place where they teach French. I chose this picture because I love my sister a lot and behind her were some paintings we did with David and Roshan, so I took this picture as a memory.

This is a picture of our neighbour’s kids. They were playing, so I asked them if I can take a picture. When I grow up, I want to be a lawyer so that I can defend the oppressed.

I was walking and reached the playground, when I took the picture I felt I was in another place. Through the reflection there were two places in one. That was the first time I took a picture of a reflection.

This is a picture of our neighbour’s kids. They were playing, so I asked them if I can take a picture. When I grow up, I want to be a lawyer so that I can defend the oppressed.

I was walking and reached the playground, when I took the picture I felt I was in another place. Through the reflection there were two places in one. That was the first time I took a picture of a reflection.

My name is Zahraa and I’m from Kafr Aya, in Homs, Syria. I am 15 years old. I want to be an art teacher when I grow up because I like to draw. Before I didn’t know how to take pictures. They taught me how to take pictures and hold the camera. We took pictures of reflections and some other things too. This is our neighbour, I like him a lot. Behind him is a house, and some plants. The view was just beautiful.

My name is Zahraa and I’m from Kafr Aya, in Homs, Syria. I am 15 years old. I want to be an art teacher when I grow up because I like to draw. Before I didn’t know how to take pictures. They taught me how to take pictures and hold the camera. We took pictures of reflections and some other things too. This is our neighbour, I like him a lot. Behind him is a house, and some plants. The view was just beautiful.

My name is Anwar, I’m 12 years old and I come from the countryside of Hama. I would love to become a football player and I would like to be seen on YouTube. I would like to fly so I can see everything from above, the view is nicer than from the ground. That man stood in front of the water, there was a shadow and the sun was shining bright onto the water. The water is just a rain puddle, beside the road and beside the playground. I told my brother to stand in front so he came and I took the picture. I didn’t realise it was going to be a beautiful picture until I saw it here in the exhibition.

I am Ibrahim, I am 15 years old. I came from Hama, Syria when I was 9 or 10 years old. I have been living in a refugee camp for 5 years now and I spent one year outside the camp. I love football, studying, swimming and drawing and I’d like to become a famous football player. I took this picture because I love sunsets a lot. I love the moment when the sun is going down. A bunch of friends were chatting and I saw that the sunlight was suitable for a picture. Everything with the sunset was beautiful, so I took it.

My name is Anwar, I’m 12 years old and I come from the countryside of Hama. I would love to become a football player and I would like to be seen on YouTube. I would like to fly so I can see everything from above, the view is nicer than from the ground. That man stood in front of the water, there was a shadow and the sun was shining bright onto the water. The water is just a rain puddle, beside the road and beside the playground. I told my brother to stand in front so he came and I took the picture. I didn’t realise it was going to be a beautiful picture until I saw it here in the exhibition.

I am Ibrahim, I am 15 years old. I came from Hama, Syria when I was 9 or 10 years old. I have been living in a refugee camp for 5 years now and I spent one year outside the camp. I love football, studying, swimming and drawing and I’d like to become a famous football player. I took this picture because I love sunsets a lot. I love the moment when the sun is going down. A bunch of friends were chatting and I saw that the sunlight was suitable for a picture. Everything with the sunset was beautiful, so I took it.

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