“Postcards from home” is an international artistic community that uses the concept of home as a stimulus for reflection and creation and brings together local communities, refugees and artists to reflect, create and share a postcard on the idea of HOME.
At a time when migration is a daily event globally, we are returning to the concept of home, and in particular of the hestia.
Where is home? What does home mean? What does it symbolize and how is it defined? What is the role that home can play in people’s lives? There is home as an origin, as a natural environment, as the body itself, as the neighborhood, the place, the country, the nation …
Everybody is welcome to participate in “Postcards from home” community by sending an image and a text regarding what home means for him/her. Please click on CREATE YOUR POSTCARD, read the call and fill the form that is below the translations of the call.
Participants in “Postcards from home” workshops are invited to explore the concept of home from their own perspective: the familiar and the uncanny, nature as a home, the return to the ‘native’, the island,the region, migration, return to the family home or the country, immigration and more.The concept of home provides a framework for a wide variety of photographic studies.