If you can’t be yourself outside your home
To me it always sounded logical to be yourself, whether I am inside or outside the house. When I can be myself around other people, I feel at home quickly - regardless the place.
People who are raised between a western and a non-western culture have to shift constantly between one another. On top of that, they are structurally exposed to general prejudgments.
Apparently, article 1 established in 1994 in order to prevent discrimination, does not offer the comfort needed. In this installation personal stories by “the new Dutchmen” question the effectiveness of article one. Our government tries to achieve a society where all citizens should be able to feel at home, but can every person in our country?
This audio file presents a personal story of a woman who talks about sense of belonging. Interview: Emine & me Sense of belongingAuthor: Marieke Widlak
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