Wilhelmshaven, (2012) Interview by Ilse Frech
Part of Exile: Belonging
Dafina and her friends, co–workers, at the time working as seamstresses in a German textile-factory 'BAWI' in the 60's, tell about their journey and experience to leave their homeland, Macedonia – Yugoslavia, 13 of them; then barely twenty years old. All, except one, would not return to Macedonia and remain living in Germany.
Part of the research project Exile - Belonging, by Ilse Frech.
'13 Women, December a narrated slideshow (2’53, 2012) is the result of these and other assembled recollections. Written and directed by Ilse Frech and performed by Leili Yahr. Recorded at the sound-studio at HEAD-Geneva, Switzerland.
This project was produced during the MFA HES-SO Contemporary Artistic Practices - WORK.MASTER programme 2011-2013 at the HEAD-Geneva University of Arts and Design, Switzerland.