Refugee Stories: Snapshots and Heirlooms

My grandmother had little patience for anything that reminded her of the war or of her origins. A small grey heirloom box that she gave me contained two things: a notebook in precise handwriting of botanical tags used for making her tinctures, salves and teas and a handful of […]

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Aida Sehovic – Sto Te Nema

from Flux Factory 

“In Bosnian tradition, life stops and starts around coffee. The warm drink is shared among close family and friends inside the home at least once a day.”
Aida Sehovic stages her art, a work of awareness and remembrance  in Burlington, VT –
It is called ‘Sto Te Nema’ – […]

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Drinking Rituals

I drink Bosnian/Turkish coffee every day at 6am, often at 11:30 and then at 4:30 with the Queen when I get home. Sometimes I drink coffee in between, if I visit my Bosnian friends or if I happen to be home and not working and friends come over. Most […]

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