This article presents a Photovoice project that explores the narratives of five young women of Eritrean heritage living in New Zealand. The photographs taken by the women suggest that their current individual and collective identities are mediated by two different kinds of ‘memories’:‘post-memories’ of an absent past in their ancestral country that they were too young to experience, which build identity and belonging at the collective level, and ‘autobiographical memories’ of recent, lived experiences which remind participants of their individual achievements since resettlement and/or help them articulate a future in NewZealand


Creator | Kaihanga
Louise Humpage
Year of Creation | Tau
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Main Language | Reo Matua
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Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Humpage, L. (2017). ‘Remembering’ Absent and Recent Pasts Through Photographs: Young Eritrean Women in New Zealand

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