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Owning our Stories with Hassan Akkad and Abdulaziz

In this inspirational episode of Belongings, Lina speaks with Hassan Akkad, a Syrian refugee, photographer, filmmaker, and refugee rights activist in the United Kingdom about the refugee experience and the importance of owning and documenting our stories. Then, from the heart of Istanbul, 19-year-old Abdulaziz shares his story of hope and loss, and recounts intimate…

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The Evolving Tastes of Home with Rose Previte & Mazen

In this second episode of Belongings, Lina Sergie Attar sits down with restauranteur Rose Previte to talk about home, food, and hope. Rose takes listeners on a journey down memory lane and revisits her grandmother’s home just in time for morning breakfast. Lina then chats with Mazen from Istanbul who shares how, through life’s twists…

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Hereness and a Home of Colors with Molly Crabapple and Reema A.

In this debut episode, Lina talks to artist Molly Crabapple about her recent trip to Ukraine, supporting refugees, and the importance of storytelling and being present. This episode also features a conversation with young Reema, a Syrian refugee currently living in Reyhanli, Turkey, who talks about the memory of Syria, her struggle of building home,…

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Welcome to Belongings

This is Belongings, intimate conversations with creative minds about the places that shape us, make us, and sometimes, break us. Where do you belong?

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