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The exhibits

The identity of a person consists of different layers and fragments that are put together. This process of self-discovery can be painful and lengthy, but also healing in exploring one's self and identity. The exhibition "pain pride pose" showcases collages with photographs that depict the identity of 15 Black, Indigenous, and People of Color as well as refugees or migrants, making their experiences visible. Photographer Nora Hase created photographs in a white room that reflect the positioning of those photographed in society.

The exhibition consists of 14 collages each 60cm x90cm, printed on aluminum dibond plates, with a magnetic bar on the back. In addition, there are 15 smaller plates with texts about the collages, which are attached to the wall with the help of Patafix.

Ching's Fotocollage als Beispiel


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Opening at the Berswordthalle im Stadthaus, Dortmund

August 26, 2022 - September 11, 2022 Train of Hope Dortmund e.V. in cooperation with the Coordination Center for LGBTIQ* of the city of Dortmund organized an exhibition during the Christopher Street Day (CSD) in Dortmund. The exhibition aimed to draw attention to the experiences of Black, indigenous, people of color, refugees, and migrants, and to show solidarity with the LGBTQI* community.

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Pain Pride Pose is supported by:
Logo Ministerium für Kinder, Jugend, Familie, Gleichstellung, Flucht und Integration des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Logo Integrationsagenturen NRW
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