Stories of home, away from home

Get to know the wonderful humans sharing their personal journeys, advice, and experiences of living and pursuing their passions abroad. 

Feel at home.

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Interview NOV 2021

EMAN ALI
      Omani human, and visual artist Eman Ali on embracing our differences to inform our similarities, and on celebrating her body as a political act

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Interview NOV 2021

NANA AFRIYIE
      Hailing from Ghana, West Africa, Nana talks about breaking the mould of expectations and becoming a child through photography.

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Interview NOV 2021

FEDERICA TENTI
      Italian London-based human and photographer Federica Tenti on nostalgia as an act of healing and means to bring us closer home.

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Interview MAY 2021

ADRIANE DE SOUZA
      Brazilian human, photographer, and social scientist Adriane de Souza on observation as a catalyst for becoming more human.

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Interview MAY 2021

MARVIN SCHWAIBOLD
      German designer at Squarespace shares his relation with New York as a source of creative energy and dream enabler.

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Interview MAY 2021

JOCELYN TSAIH
      On breaking from the confining norms to pursue her passion while using art as an acknowledgment of universal thoughts.

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Interview MAY 2021

SHERIDA KUFFOUR
      “I look for kinship now, trust and vulnerability within my circles and a trade that is meaningful to me.”

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Interview MARCH 2021 (Photo © Clément Letréguilly)

HERISSON REDI
      Human and designer Herisson Redi shares his journey from the west to the east and everything in between.

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Interview MARCH 2021 (Photo © Enric Badrinas)

MARINA ESMERALDO
      “The biggest challenge was to overcome the feeling I had of not belonging anywhere.”

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Interview MARCH 2021

LIONEL TAURUS
      “I moved so much in my life that I redefined what home meant to me.”

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Interview MARCH 2021

AMRITA MARINO
      Indian-born American designer and illustrator express her deep sense of belonging and the cultural influence on pursuing her passion as an artist.

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Interview MARCH 2021

TEE TRAN
      Human, designer and world wanderer. Tee is a first-generation Vietnamese American currently residing in Melbourne, Australia. 

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Interview MARCH 2021

XAVIER BOURDIL
      French designer and founder of index.studio shares notes of reflection on his one year living in Barcelona during the pandemic.

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