LEAVING HOME, FINDING HOME is a digital storytelling space by and for the immigrant women from South Asia
Through this website, we can claim a collective identity while still celebrating our differences. I am creating this platform to better understand and
Invitation to take part in the Project
I would like
You, the author/performer can use various mediums, such as, write your story or experience, submit a video, a sound file, and/ or a photo to ensure that you
The platform for this project, Scalar, has similarities with other host platforms, such as WordPress, Wix.com, and Squarespace, and
Scalar works as a media interface that
Please click on the link to the User’s Guide below to have a better perspective on how to access the website confidently.
Artistic Goals and Objectives:
My objectives as an artist and archivist are:
- Create a virtual community in collaboration with other South Asian immigrants in the US, based on shared experience that will hopefully result in greater levels of civic engagement by participants engaging in an informed conversation about Immigration within the US.
- Redefining audience-participant relationships in alternative theatrical spaces to
initiatean encouraging dialogue regarding the issues of immigration and migration in the South Asian immigrant community within the United States.
- I’m exploring the horizon of theatrical performances
—English, ironically, is the language that unites us at the same time the language of our oppressors, our colonizers. English as a language, perhaps, used as a tool primarily by men. When spoken and written language falls short, let us celebrate our own identity with images, songs, videos etc. by negotiating and managing this as we seek to make meaningful connections.
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Thank You for Your Support and Advice:
Prof. Beth Osnes
Prof. Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara
Prof. Melissa H. Cantrell
Aspen Walker, Boulder Public Library
Imagining America and the PAGE Fellows