Mennonite Heritage Museum, 1818 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford, BC
An evening of poetry & prose, photography & art about the refugee and refuge, longing and belonging. Experiences from the shared Mennonite migration story are brought into poetic and artistic conversation with the Canadian newcomer story today. On exhibition will be a collection of photographs by Erik Braun (BFA): “Survivors of a Violent History (WWII)” and a collection of artwork by refugees: “Stories in Art from Iraqi Kurdistan.”
Presenter Connie T. Braun (BA, MA, MFA) is an author of Mennonite heritage and instructor of Creative Writing. Her works include a published memoir, The Steppes are the Colour of Sepia (Ronsdale Press, 2008), and a collection of poetry, Unspoken: An Inheritance of Words (Fern Hill Publishing, 2016).
Refreshments will be served and books will be available for sale at this event.
This is the first of a three-part series exploring past and present refugee experience.
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