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KULTURHAVN FESTIVAL

WHERE ARE YOU FROM? Archive Page for our KULTURHAVN FESTIVAL past event with author Lesley-Ann Brown (Blackgirl on Mars) on August 28. Moderator for the event was curator Malou Solfjeld. Location Knippelsbro / Under the bridge Rosforth & Rosforth Knippelsbrogade 10 1409 København K I AM A PERSON, NOT A PLACE Please answer the “Where […]

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THE POWER OF FRIENDSHIP & CONNECTION

“Many Cultures One Country One People” – Saint Maarten Born on Curaçao, but growing up on Sint Maarten (and later the Netherlands), being around many cultures and nationalities, was how I was brought up. My first friend in life was Georgette and I can still remember the warmth of our friendship. It was never about […]

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RACIST TRADITIONS

“Imagine being born on colonialized island territory with a heavy slavery past. Then growing up in the very same country that colonialized (read: hijacked) your land, your history, your ancestral lineage, your voice, and your identity. And therefore, also your future.” That country is not only still not free of racism, many of its citizens […]

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LEARN THE LESSON!

“I know my purpose. I’m here to teach. Maybe it’s not the proper way to teach, but f*ck it, you’re gonna learn today!” – Tiffany Haddish   Photo General Price List  – The Caribbean Housewife (Copenhagen, Denmark 2019) See also the project ‘Where Are You From?’ – Kulturhavn Festival 2021 Photo Freya McOmish for Scandiavia Standard

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WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

“Where am I from?” I am from the thousand lakes in Finland. From the sultry air in Lisbon. From the canals in Amsterdam and Copenhagen. From the lagunes in Venice. From the white sandy beaches in Bahia, Salvador. From Kleine Knip on Curaçao. From Simpson Bay on Sint Maarten. I am from Lemuria. I am […]

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PARYS GARDENER

“I’m massively inspired by the strength and the legacies of my grandparents, particularly my grandmothers who were part of the Windrush generation. The more I learn about their lives, the more I become inspired to work hard. I’m also extremely proud of my heritage and I find the theories surrounding cultural identity fascinating. Those themes […]

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CARRIE MAE WEEMS

“The Kitchen Table Series depicts the battle around the family . . . monogamy . . . and between the sexes.” Carrie Mae Weems (United States) is the fourth artist at The Caribbean Housewife. We presented her ‘Kitchen Table Series’: the first publication dedicated solely to this early and important body of work by the American […]

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JEANNETTE EHLERS

“Based on my own Danish West Indian background, I examine and process themes related to the transatlantic slave trade that, despite the predominant collective repression, still play an important part in our society. My work is a personal taking history to task and a protest against the suppression of and often ignorant attitude towards these […]

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