Asylum Diaries is a 1-channel video installation where an Afghan man reconstructs his childhood house to a scale model. The man needed to escape his home when he was very young. During the reconstruction process the man goes through his life story from the childhood to contemplations of his identity and humanity. In the video the man´s story from his childhood to present day is juctaposed to a process of building the scale model. In the video installation the scale model is presented next to the video. The work has been produced as part of the Refugee Air art project.