As had boats brought my parents to Australia so too had they carried hundreds of Hazara men, women and children who sought asylum here. I had the good fortune to work with some of them, to produce a mixed media installation which has brought me back to my outer western Sydney homeland.
Arrived in Nairobi very early. No sleep. Got to hotel, set myself up and headed out to meet two young Sudanese men, both former refugees from the camp in Kakuma, Kenya. The most important outcome of this meeting is the realisation that we may not be able to run Home Lands, in its present form, in … Continue Reading ››