dis[place]d: seeking refuge

dis[place]d: seeking refuge

is a collaborative project between
artist Tariq Tarey and writer Amanda Erin
which begins with an exhibit of Tarey’s photo-documentation
of refugees in Columbus, Ohio; Greece; and Somalia
framed with words
which highlight the continuity
of generations displaced by
WAR
FAMINE
RELIGIOUS and/or CULTURAL PERSECUTION

…a story upon which America has been built…
…a search for commonalities and understandings…
…a building of empathy…

Amanda Erin and Tariq Tarey will spend a year documenting the stories from the foothills of Appalachia, in Northeastern Ohio
Ancestral Stories of dis[place]ment
weaving the narrative of leaving, arriving, settling
the hopes of new beginnings
held for two or three generations
constituting the fabric of America

…in collaboration with the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts...
…for more information, click here¬†or see our site http://displacedseekingrefuge.wordpress.com