Life and humanity have no boundaries in essence. But it is again us: we create them for political reasons. I did my university internship in a factory in Poland with the student exchange program. In 1984, Eastern Europe was still behind the iron curtain. I encountered the reality of controlled borders at the entrance and exit of […]
We come to the earth from a dark. We hear before we see. It is apparently quite noisy inside the womb, about 90 decibels, the level of background noise in an apartment next to an elevated train. There is first the flow of all liquids we hear, and the beautiful heartbeat of our mother. It […]
Yes, fairy tales always start like this. Then continue with “The sieve is in straw…” in Turkish versions. We listened to them without thinking what the sieve was. It did not really matter anyway. The main thing was that the good won. Even if they could not meet sometimes, the lovers were always in love. Everything is possible in fairy tales. Dreams or troubles. But there is always a learning point. […]
Brussels Canal passes through the heart of the city. It is water, it is life. It is also an environment friendly logistics medium. But how do we treat it? The boat De Castor raises this question in a striking way.
Being a psychologist in the psychosocial sector for more than 10 years, Ülkü dursun has accompanied many women in their migratory journeys… Like countless difficulties, the language barrier seems to be the most trying. All the more so as it is often the argument of reproach and threat the most popular by certain administrative institutions […]
Ali is a refugee in Belgium. He is shocked by the news of his father’s death at home, but cannot go to the funeral. He feels guilty and desperate. Through a ritual, he tries to connect and say goodbye to his father.
Ox visits a fortune teller to understand the meaning of an unusual dream he has frequently seen lately. The visit challenges his paradigm of life.
He is accused of murdering his wife and is being held in the detention centre. A young lawyer pays him a surprise visit that brings a big surprise to his life.
We humans have always migrated. If it is to your liking, it is a multicultural world adventure. But if it is forced migration, it is an unpleasant journey. Separation from home, first of all. And always long for that. But if you are not received with empathy, or not received at all, it hurts much […]