In summer 2017, Heinrich-Böll-Foundation asked three female illustrators to take an artistic approach to the concept of cultural identity based on their own lifestories, with the aim of creating a discussion space for each of the artists’ responses to the concept of Identity. Cultural identities and identity groups are components of social coexistence; they are meant to constantly evolve. They dissolve over time, can be reproduced, and be created anew. They are shaped by different lifestyles, experiences and stories. Only one thing is certain: identities are not stable. They change during the course of a lifetime, and sometimes during the course of one single experience. Consequently, cultural identities reveal—through relevance in both modern and postmodern contexts--the importance and benefits of development and support for intercultural social relations.
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