Author: Monica Perez Vega

Jeremy and 3Bop- Putting Sound to Poetry

Meet Jeremy or Jez, the newest addition to the Hiraeth team.  We met Jeremy at our first poetry/storytelling event last May at Labyrinth, when he read two poems for us, one of which was Dulcimer Chimes. Jeremy is a performing poet and has released three CDs with Italian musician 3-Bop  (Tre Bop) based in Zandaam, NL. The two of them have been working together since 2013, and in each album, the poems were recorded first with music added later in the studio. Listen below to this beautiful rendition of Dulcimer Chimes.  The duo will be working on their next album, “Blues for...

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Light- A Storytelling Event

As we move towards the darkest time of the year, Hiraeth Magazine invites you to a free evening of poetry, storytelling and art celebrating light. This event is open to all, but if you would like to share a story or poem, please click on the link below to sign up. For event updates, join us on facebook. Sign...

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Podcast Episode 23: A Moving Legacy

In this episode, Sarah talks to Lucille Abendanon who has three nationalities and has lived in six different countries. Lucille shares not only her own story of movement, but also the incredible stories of her Dutch Oma and Opa who survived life in Japanese concentration camps. Lucille is a writer and values the power of storytelling in understanding one’s identity and hopes to pass this on to her kids just as Oma has done for her.  Lucille documents her life experiences on her blog: Expitterpattica. “I live an unconventional life on the move. I don’t know where ‘Home’ is. My...

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Podcast Episode 22: Crimea Calling

In 2010, Masha and her brother inherited her grandparents’ home in Crimea, the place of her birth.  Last Spring, she traveled there and felt a tug to return and explore her roots.  She has long felt the pull between lands and questioned her sense of identity- having lived in the US since the age of ten but with strong ties to Yalta and Moscow.   Masha’s mother is from Yalta and her father was from Moscow. He was an architect, and they met while he was on assignment in Yalta.  Here is a view of one of his projects....

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  • Hiraeth Ep. 24- Calmness Amidst Chaos 20/11/2017
    Francesca Aikman is an artist from the North West of England who lives and works in Amsterdam. She arrived directly after finishing a degree in Fine Art at university in Preston to take up a residency at OT303, and, without her really realizing or planning it, Amsterdam became home.  Recently, she has been making small, […]
  • Hiraeth Ep. 23- A Moving Legacy 02/10/2017
    In this episode, Sarah talks to Lucille Abendanon who has three nationalities and has lived in six different countries. Lucille shares not only her own story of movement, but also the incredible stories of her Dutch Oma and Opa who survived life in Japanese concentration camps. Lucille is a writer and values the power of […]
  • Hiraeth Ep 22- Crimea Calling 18/09/2017
    In 2010, Masha and her brother inherited her grandparents’ home in Crimea, the place of her birth. Last Spring, she traveled there and felt a tug to return and explore her roots. She has long felt the pull between lands and questioned her sense of identity- having lived in the US since the age of […]
  • Hiraeth Ep. 21 - Embrace The Journey 04/09/2017
    I met Cynthia on instagram- While she runs the very serious business of recruitment and coaching for expats through her company Xpath Global Careers, she also happens to run a hilarious instagram account called @expatmemes which pokes fun at the trials and tribulations of international life...  Many times, I found myself commenting (or at least thinking) […]
  • Hiraeth Ep. 20- Summer Wrap Up 21/07/2017
    In this episode, we talk about art, politics and plans for the future.  This episode is a series of audio clips from team meetings and conversations recorded over the past six months.  It is a reflection on the year so far- as we wrap up for Summer vacation.  We will resume in the Fall, and […]

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