Sunday, November 20, 2011

FROMquestions & answers

From Piteå
"In one way it is important. It doesnt matter where people come from, but it is maybe important where one self comes from. When you grow up in a place, you are colored by that place. For example, it is that place where you belong."

Saturday, November 19, 2011

questions & answers

From Hummelvik
"That is my roots. I grew up there.I have roots there and return there as quickly as I can. I have the homestead there still. It means very much to know where one comes from. Socially and ethnicly. Because then you know who you are."

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

FROMquestions & answers

Bernadette with daughters Grace and Jacqueline (left to right)

From Congo Kinshasa
"It is very important (where I am from). Because it is my homeland. My grandparents are born there. My heart is there."

Congo Kinshasa
"It is important. Because you have your identity there. To have origin is important, and also to have culture."

Congo Kinshasa
"It is important to know your origin. In everything...It is important to know the beginning and the end. (It is important to me) to know that I have my homeland."

Friday, November 11, 2011

FROMquestions & answers

From a coastal village near Lövånger
"In some way, I think all people...we need to have origin. Then you can move for many reasons, but I think it is important to have a starting point."