Mathias Svold (Danish School of Journalism)
Domestic Picture Story
Lukas Lindgren is a young man fighting to find out who he is. He suffers from anxiety and can't handle to go to school. He uses drugs to deal with loneliness and unhappiness. One day he dreams to be a writer and poet.
Within two weeks Lukas has to get out of his apartment. His friends who lived there have all left and he can't afford to stay alone. His plan is to sleep at the coaches of the people he meets.
On the first day of collage Lukas could’t get out of his door, he was to afraid to go to school. He has worked at the local 7-Eleven since to finance his abuse.
Lukas has met a girl who he has been with all day. He hasn't had any physical contact with others for a long time.
The homeless and the subcultures of the city of Aarhus have found a closed railway station to meet at. There they can be themselves without any disturbance.
Lukas uses drugs to escape the world and to discover new sides of himself. He tries to eat only twice a day to have money to buy drugs. He mostly uses marijuana and hard drugs when he can afford it.
A psychiatrist told Lukas to pull himself together.
"I have to cut myself to get any help," Lukas says.
"I am not that stupid."