News & Politics
As a witness to war and brutality in her native Bosnia, and then as a refugee, Mersiha Mesihovic found solace and a means of creative expression in dance. Despite the wounds of separation from home and family, Mersiha had all the skills to be a great dancer. But the way she moved became an obstacle. When she arrived in New York (via Sweden and Los Angeles), Mersiha found a way to harness the emotional power of her memories. Her unique approach to movement has attracted other dancers and led her to form Circuit Debris, a dance company which explores her approach to physical storytelling. Now, Mersiha is confronting the trauma of her past and her struggle for self-liberation in a solo dance piece called BosnianBorn *She is a Refugee Star*.view more
Dreaming of Damascus
A Grandmother-Granddaughter Bond that heals 50 years of family separation
Challenges to Sanctuary Policies Put New Focus on IDNYC
My Hijab, My Body - The Journey of a Tattooed Yemeni Feminist
99 Cent Store
Goalllll! The Changing Face of Ice Hockey
How Safe is a Sanctuary City?
Young Immigrants Confront the Outcome of the 2016 Election
Fi2W Dream City: "Esther"
Code and preview