Projects: Mesopotamia, USA.: Mesopotamia, USA.

Nardeen Saeed, 14, chats with friends on her iPhone in her room. Younger refugees learn the language and adapt to American culture rapidly. They must sometimes take on the role of being responsible for their parents or grand parents who struggle with the language and have a harder time learning how things function in American society. Tensions also arise between the younger generation who quickly adopt American social norms and older generations who remain attached to more traditional Iraqi customs. El Cajon, CA, USA.
Mesopotamia, USA., May 2013

Nardeen Saeed, 14, chats with friends on her iPhone in her room. Younger refugees learn the language and adapt to American culture rapidly. They must sometimes take on the role of being responsible for their parents or grand parents who struggle with the language and have a harder time learning how things function in American society. Tensions also arise between the younger generation who quickly adopt American social norms and older generations who remain attached to more traditional Iraqi customs.  

El Cajon, CA, USA.