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Eva Lene Gilje Østensen og Tove K. Breistein

Date: 06.02.2020

Time: 21:15 - 22:15

Location: Olav H. Hauge

Price: 150

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This is also a refugee

How does one become a successful refugee? A displaced child often has to balance personal needs against a responsibility for managing their family’s often dramatic history. After Nhu Diep and Pedro Carmona-Alvarez came to Norway as children from Vietnam and Chile respectively, they have been squeezed between these demands – but have also exploited the power inherent in them to create art and literature.

How can you be yourself when straddling two languages and two cultures? Carmona-Alvarez writes about this experience in his latest work, Refrenger, while Diep is working on a book on the same subject. They meet for a conversation with Eivind Riise Hauge.

In Norwegian.

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