Border Stories Athens

05.07.19 Afghan, Syrian and Kurdish women painting and sowing their borders in a container in a refugeecamp on the docks in the Elefsinian Gulf. 30 degrees inside, 40 degrees outside. The women tell about memories from their Homeland, about hope for the future, about their hopeless situation. They used to work as a teacher, as …

Balcony Borders

01.07.19 Update from Border Threads in Lebanon – Connecting the project abroad by grasping new perspectives upon borders. “The sunscreen in all kind if colours cover the Beirut Balcony. The screen becomes a border between inside and outside, between public and private. The women can feel the summer breeze running through their hair with the …

Alhudud الحدود

01.07.19 By the time Migrant Car is making new encounters in Oslo, Border Threads is doing the same in Lebanon. “Yesterday in Bekaa Valley I met the co-producers of Border Threads, mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, neighbours; Syrian and Palestinian. I had a nice homecooked meal and a long talk about borders… Working with Border Threads …

Exchanges in the Street

28.06.19 Qi and her co-host moved the car nine different stops yesterday, including Freia, Stortorvet (tram station), Oslo Domkirke, Stortorvet Blomster, Lille Sumo, Norwegian brand store, 7/11, Grev Wedels Plass, Bankplassen. In the different stops, Qi wrote different poems in small neat cards which were related to the specific places. “In front of Lille Sumo, …

Crossing Borders

22.06.19 “I was talking to my brother on the phone earlier. And again, as we often do, we ended up talking about the very problem of being forced between several anticipations when it comes to gender and sexuality. And questions arose. Why do we people limit ourself to the normative notion of life? And for …