"People who flee know that this is fatal. It may be that they do not exactly know what the case may be. However, research shows that people do know how risky it is. So it is an expression of that flight is one of the last opportunities these people feel that they have." - Mikkel Henssel
Mikkel Henssel lives and works in Copenhagen.
He works mostly with book covers and editorial illustration.
He has collaborated with Danish Amnesty International in a number of years,
which has resulted in a large number of striking images, which all deals with human rights and the like.
Communicating the idea is a key element in his work.
About We Were Strangers Too
We Were Strangers Too is a collection of designs showing how diverse and universal the refugee experience truly is. Proceeds support the Anti-Defamation League, the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.
About our Prints
Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.