Even if you are from the same neighborhood as someone else, you might still be coming from different places. Where you are from is a complicated question and it elicits complicated, but interesting and thought-provoking responses. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Fabio Barros | Art Director and Illustrator

Brazil is a tropical country with big artistic influence based in Carnival. Colorful colors are my roots identity and I use to add this in my artwork work, everything with colors brings happiness to people. Read more>>

Diego Imperiale | Actor, Singer & Voice Teacher

I’m from Buenos Aires, Argentina. I believe my upbringing has had a tremendous impact on who I am today. I haven been brought up in city where things are not really easy. There’s a lot of injustice and specially in the arts, it is very difficult to make yourself seen while overcoming the adversities that take place. I feel I lost a lot of precious time in the early days of my career, being misguided by poor educators. There’s a lot of institutions that sell things they cannot provide, and this is an every day thing in a place where the one that deceives has better results than the honest one. Read more>>

HNNRS (Henry Fovargue) | DJ & producer (House & Trance)

I’m originally from the UK, moving over to the USA about 7 years ago just before Brexit. It was very hard to turn back once I’d made incredible friends, got used to the culture and diversity of the USA. There are things I miss of course (family, food, friends) but the US has opened so many doors for me – first in Chicago, now here in Miami. Read more>>