Wooden Torso. Location: Club Church. Donated by Jan from Zwolle, visiting the club every other Tuesday night for the FF party. Picture courtesy: Kevin Schram.

Raise your Fist!

Wooden Torso. Location: Club Church. Photo courtesy: Kevin Schram. Just a wooden torso you would think. Just carved wood, like any other sculpture bought in Bali in Indonesia, while riding on a scooter across the island, made of local wood. Yes, just that. But the object’s journey makes it just a little more than that. Jan, a […]

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The belongings Omar took with him on his journey from Syria to the Netherlands (photo by Machiel Spruijt)

“My Phone Helped Me With Everything”

By Circe de Bruin, Lucia Hoenselaars and Machiel Spruijt   This phone played a crucial part in the journeys of Omar Abdulghani (20), a Syrian gay refugee. Omar fled Syria in April 2015, and came to the Netherlands through Turkey and Greece. The internet allowed Omar to discover his own sexuality in a society where […]

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