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Hazara, origins and identity

Home Lands v2 is an audience driven media arts series connecting young ethnic Afghanistanis from refugee backgrounds to their home lands and separated communities. The core group from Melbourne’s eastern suburbs are Hazara. The Hazara speak Farsi, Dari and Hazaragai, are Shi`i Muslims (primarily Twelver, but also some Ismaili) who, according to official records, have … Continue reading

Afghan youth media collaboration

Young people in Afghanistan are finding new ways to express themselves through a project that encourages collaboration through “old and new” mediums. Afghan Youth Voices Festival uses video, poetry, blogging and photography to share stories from young Afghanistanis right across the country. An Afghan girl sells cooked corn on the street with her brother to … Continue reading