Nathalie Ruejas Jonson
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(2017)

"Growing up in a working-class family in a middle-class Stockholm neighbourhood during the early nineties as one of very few children of colour was living the in between. [...] I was asked to read poems to the class “in my language”. I did. I never understood what I read. Because the most important thing about honouring my culture was to make sure I knew I was not like them."

A short story about the Betweenship. Part of the exhibition Brown Island in the White Sea 2017


 

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Or the other

"Growing up in a working-class family in a middle-class Stockholm neighbourhood during the early nineties as one of very few children of colour was living the in between. [...] I was asked to read poems to the class “in my language”. I did. I never understood what I read. Because the most important thing about honouring my culture was to make sure I knew I was not like them."

A short story about betweenship. Part of the exhibition Brown Island in the White Sea 2017

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