Many of us identify as Americans because we were born in the United States. However, for some being born here doesn’t necessarily mean you feel completely connected to our spacious skies and amber waves of grain.
In this edition of Radio Chipstone contributor gianofer fields introduces us to Lynn. Lynn identifies as a daughter, a partner, a mother of three boys, and as bi-racial.
About the Host:
gianofer (JON nah fer) fields is an Art Historian and Material Culture contributor and curates the Radio Chipstone series. The project is hosted by the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the Chipstone Foundation; a decorative arts foundation whose mission is preserving and interpreting their collection, as well as stimulating research and education in the decorative arts.
About the Guest:
Lynn identifies as a daughter, a partner, a mother of three boys, and bi-racial.
Image: Close-up of the “Flag of Faces” exhibit at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum featuring the faces of immigrants. Photo by Ludovic Bertron. “The American Flag of Faces™” is produced by ESI Design and Artgig Studio. Information about the people pictured can found here.
Featured Music: Wes Montgomery: Bumpin’.
This segment comes from the Radio Chipstone Archives on WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio.