THOUGHT PIECE: Dejan Stevanović brings us his “second generation theory”, exploring the relationship of children of migrants to their parents’ lands.
One name. Two worlds.
REFLECTION: Thai-Frenchman Boripat Lebel reflects on his duo-cultural name, its origins, and how those around him react to it.
REFLECTION: Anna Koestenbauer reflects on the different ways that Christmas is celebrated in her birth country, Austria, and her current country, Australia.
The vinograd and the blackberry bush
MEMOIR: Dunja Cvjetićanin talks about the time her mama took her to “the vinograd”, a place her mama used to go, and dream about, as a teenager.
Broome Story: Sweet Songs, Yawuru Seasons and Shared Worlds…
MEMOIR: Anita Patel brings us a story of sweet songs, Yawuru seasons and shared worlds from Broome, Western Australia.
PHOTOS: A series of snapshot photographs taken in the Qalamoun (القلمون), Tripoli (طرابلس), Akkar (عكّار) and Beirut (بيروت) in Lebanon, from the lens of Lebanese-Australian, Jasmine Soukieh.
Apollo within the Oracle
ART: A breathtakingly detailed illustration of the Greek God Apollo and the Oracle at Delphi, brought to us by Greek-Australian artist Katrina Ginis.
ART: Four Florentine-style portraits combining people and Australian fauna, from Australian-born Chinese artist, Stephanie Luo.
Čavrljanje / Чаврљањe (Chit-chatting)
POEM: Vesna Cvjetićanin speaks about the challenges involved in chatting casually in a language that isn’t your mother tongue.
POEM: Win Yee Tan brings us a snapshot into the way it can feel to migrate – like an organ, transplanted from one living place to another.