Lisbon, 1940: discovering the amazing life of Roger Kahan, war refugee and photographer

Roger Kahan, have you heard of him? It’s ok if you haven’t. Yet he was the most important documenter of the refugees passage through Lisbon in the 1940s. Lisbon was the pivot of a story of this photographer that would continue in Brazil, New York, Haiti, Rome, Israel… Now a picture taken by him is a work of art by Vhils on a wall in Lisbon – as a rememberance to all the refugees in Lisbon, last open port in Worl War II

Welcome to Mensagem de Lisboa. This is our edition in English.
Get the most of your Lisbon experience and connect to the Lisboetas.


In partnership with People of Lisbon

The experience as a refugee from Afghanistan to Lisbon:

Em parceria com o projeto: New Locals