Anna x Amal
Anna x Amal
Anna Borodikhina is a spoken word performance artist, slam poet, writer, rapper, theater maker, and actress. For the past eight year, she took to stages all over Belgium and the Netherlands. She recently won the Bijou Award Antwerp for her theater piece Niemandsland.
“This project felt custom made for me. I love challenges, and trying new things. I love science and research, and I like to tell stories to an audience. Everything for the arts, everything for science!”
Amal Miri holds a PhD in Gender & Diversity from Ghent University. In this ethnographic research at the intersection of marriage migration, motherhood and integration among Moroccan women in Flanders, she conducted feminist and postcolonial migration research with expertise in affective citizenship.
In the past she worked as a project researcher in civil society organisations concerned with the inclusion and empowerment of ethnic minority women. Besides this Amal has also been involved in the cultural scene for over 10 years as a board member and volunteer for ‘Nuff Said. Today she combines the love for these two worlds as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS – University of Antwerp) where she studies the intersection of migration, empowerment and art using participatory action research.