HOMInG Interview with Farhan Samanani

Conducted by Stefania Yapo

October 2020

“For the West, home represents a global human understanding that marks the desire to situate yourself, it’s a site for self-cultivation, it’s the grounds in which we root some of our most intimate and valued relationships, and it plays a big role in how we imagine and pursue belonging… At the same time, we make the concept of home bear so much, and then we situate it within a political system that … makes it hard to reconnect home with politics. This is the reason why there is really this urgency to investigate what it means to have a home, to be at home”.

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