Everyone in Southern Europe is acquainted with the phenomenon of rose salesmen. It’s impossible not to be, as these mainly Bangladeshi men tirelessly stroll around the city streets, trying to make a living out of selling roses to wealthy Europeans. It’s no secret that the potential clientele often feels harassed just by the sole sight of these rose men with their colorful flower bundles. But who are these men?
CLIPS FROM THE ROAD!
15 MIN TV DOCUMENTARY
CYCLING IN LATIN AMERICA
In November 2015, I set out to explore the vast and diverse realities of Latin America, and to question the persistent stereotypes of crime and violence in this region. I decided to do this by cycling first through South America (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia from 2015-2017), then through Central America from May 2018. Through local women, I have become more and more involved in female empowerment and tackling male supremacy on this beautiful continent I now call home.