Where Are You From?
"Where are you from?" is a series exploring identity, belonging, and claiming where you are from on your own terms. It is a charged question with no straightforward answer.
We are each a mixture of experiences and identities. Rich, vibrant, complex, and multidimensional.
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Reiko Waisglass (@rei_koko) who tells us her story while challenging the idea of belonging. Reiko is a designer based in Brooklyn, with Canadian, Japanese, and Ashkenazi roots. In searching for belonging, she’s defined her own tribe of odd birds: unique and disparate individuals.
I always say Nigerian-born Bangladeshi American, because it has all the three countries in there. And it seems like a mouthful. But because those spaces are so much a part of who I am, I always say them.