Field Notes from the CA project

Project Finding Home: Notes on Fieldwork May 2019.
Dr. Marusya Bociurkiw

Project Finding Home 2nd & 3rd media workshops- Field Work Notes Dec-March 2019-2020
Dr. Marusya Bociurkiw

Filming template from the UK project

Filming template for At home. We invite  anyone to use these instructions in an educational or community setting. (We kindly just ask that you acknowledge our work properly).

Field Notes and References from the AU project

Short Take: Walking Interviews with Refugee-background Women
Caroline Lenette and Josie Gardner

‘Behind each work there is a story of pain’: Nedhal’s art makes her happy. Blog post, Refugee Hosts, June 25, 2020.

Field notes and further reading

List of References

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