MYgration | Salzburg Academy 2016

Throughout my time at the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change we created a project that joins together stories of migration as told through objects. The unique and divergent objects showcased signify different ways to experience a signal story of our time: the story of migration.

Some migrants flee conflict. Other migrants seek opportunity. All carry something with them. Each object tells of journeys made. Taken together they trace a hopeful, humanizing, cross-cultural network of people and places. Below are the various different treasured object’s story and their links to the objects and their stories. Follow its trail across the world.

MYgration | Stapled Passport
Passing through ports has shattered my sense of home. Learn how mobility has shaped my life.
MYgration | 2GB Phone
There is more to a phone than just absent minded tasks. Learn how I use it.
MYgration | The Traveling Finjal
The bitterness and sweetness of coffee has comforted me throughout my travels. Hear my story and connect with its essence.
MYgration | The Kintsugi Monk
The beautiful Japanese art form of Kintsugi mended the monk. The process symbolizes how I reassembled my cultural identity.
MYgration | Kicking Keds
Dance is its own language and it brings its own pure joy. Watch my feet say what I cannot.
Mygration | Love Letters
Two people, eight letters, four countries and thirty-two years of love. Join me and travel through this love story.
Mygration | A Link to the Past
Ancestors I never met connected me with family I didn’t know I had. Come and meet them.
Mygration | When Harry Met Sofie
Fantasy helps ease the hardships of reality. Learn how Harry met Sofie.
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