Longing for Home

Stories of First Generation Australian Women

This book tells the stories of the 50 women who helped me embroider a 340cm circular white dress. Each double page shows the embroidery they created and how this translates their journey to Australia.

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Our Story

In this book, each woman tells what brought her to Australia, the challenges she faced and also her joys. These stories highlight the importance of creativity as a mean to socialise, form friendship and express oneself.

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Sofie Dieu Longing for Home, Stories of First Generation Australian Women - forewords
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Sofie Dieu Longing for Home, Stories of First Generation Australian Women - City of Kingst
Sofie Dieu Longing for Home, Stories of First Generation Australian Women - Amara
Sofie Dieu Longing for Home, Stories of First Generation Australian Women - Almas
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Sofie Dieu Longing for Home, Stories of First Generation Australian Women - Epilogue
Sofie Dieu Longing for Home, Stories of First Generation Australian Women - acknowledgemen

With the generous support of 

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In collaboration with 

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