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Ilana Simons

ILANA SIMONS is an artist and clinical psychologist currently based in New York. She produces short animations, featured in Hyperallergic, Electric Literature, and the Sundance Film Festival, and is the writer of A Life of One's Own: A Guide to Better Living through the Work and Wisdom of Virginia Woolf. She wrote and performed the one-woman play All Together Now in the 2006 FringeNYC festival, an exploration of love, divorce, and freedom, which prompted her first volunteering trip to Greece.

Passing Notes with Refugees

The Iranian refugees in Calais sewed their mouths shut and went on a twenty-five-day hunger strike, after authorities destroyed the tents they were living in while they waited for asylum.


The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2023

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