Aske Kreilgaard • TEDxOdense
Surviving the jungle
Danish artist Aske Kreilgaard left his life behind and found himself in the Calais Jungle. Deep inside the refugee and migrant camp at the center of the European Migrant Crisis. Aske lived and worked among thousands of refugees, many of them minors. In extreme conditions that Human Rights Watch described as “Like Living Hell”, Aske, together with a small team of volunteers, began to help aid organisations. With the support of volunteers and organizations like ‘Save the Children’ and ‘Help Refugees’ he founded ‘Baloos Youth Centre’. Bringing art, creativity and hope to young children who needed it most. Get invited into a world of loss and hope through a captivating talk featuring his tales from inside a refugee camp.