Have you ever tried writing a bio with one sentence? Sometimes it can be tricky to find the right word to describe yourself. This week, we’re sharing two stories about languages, identity and home.
My Mother Tongue by Shuying Miao
Shuying grew up speaking her hometown dialect in China with her grandmother. As she reflected on the memory of her hometown, she also found many young people in China were losing their ability to speak their home language.
Producer: Shuying Miao
Supervising Producer: Zoe Ferguson
Music: Roundabout by Yes; Belonging by Muted; Walk Around the City by KonovalovMusic; Sincere Feeling by KonovalovMusic
Photo: Shuying Miao
Evolution of Self Understanding by Carey Scheer
Before meeting Leanne in person, Carey scrolled through her Instagram account, where a post of Leanne standing in a doorway caught her attention. In this story Carey speaks to Leanne about her journey to the moment that photo was taken.
Producer: Carey Scheer
All The Best credits:
Production Manager: Danni Stewart
Editorial Manager: Mell Chun
Episode Mix and Compile: Danni Stewart
Host: Helenna Barone-Peters
Social Media Producers: Emma Pham
Community and Events Coordinator: Lidiya Josifova
SYN Mentee Producer: Wing Kuang