26 03, 2020

Everyone Has A Suitcase Story

2020-04-21T19:37:59+00:00March 26th, 2020|

By Cheryl Hamilton, Suitcase Stories Director “I am not sure I have a story.” This is often the response when I speak with someone about participating in Suitcase Stories®, a signature program of the International Institute of New England. Suitcase Stories is how we explore storytelling through the lens of migration. We believe that [...]

22 10, 2019

Suitcase Stories® featured at Institute of Contemporary Art

2020-04-21T19:38:07+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

Ten Powerful Immigrant Accounts from Suitcase Stories® Presented in Conjunction with the ICA Exhibition When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art Performances Taped for the Stories from the Stage series, in partnership between the International Institute of New England, WORLD Channel, WGBH and Massmouth; videos will be viewed in the ICA’s [...]

28 06, 2018

Meet Biar Kon

2020-04-21T19:38:45+00:00June 28th, 2018|

All you really need to know about Biar Kon is this: in the right shoes, under a spotlight, he is unstoppable. During last week’s Suitcase Stories performance on World Refugee Day, he gave a tour-de-force storytelling presentation before a crowd of almost two hundred people.  In his dapper patterned suit and bedazzled shoes, he mesmerized the [...]

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