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Mahboubeh (33) arrived in Greece with her husband from Iran in 2015 and lives in Athens under asylum. The closure of the Balkan borders under a deal between EU and Turkey trapped some 60,000 refugees in Greece. Driven by the symbolism of the colour gold, in collaboration with a designer I repurposed the foil emergency blanket transforming a material that has become synonymous with the refugee journey into a garment.