Now, some people would tell me to get a grip. I was going through the typical “Quarter-Life Crisis,” where a 20-something starts feeling anxious about their future. But as adult TCKs, we also face the unusual crossroads of wondering whether to stay put, or to remain a global nomad.
We’ll try almost anything at least once. Scottish haggis? Bring it on.
‘Nomad’s’ Guide’ is written for TCKs facing a double transition – adjusting to a new stage of life as an independent young adult, as well as adjusting to a new culture.
Artist and dancer Alaine Handa is working on a multi-disciplinary arts project about global nomads, third culture kids and cross-cultural kids. It will incorporate visual art, short film, live music, spoken word/monologue, poetry, photography, animation, dance pieces that tell stories about individual TCKs. The project will be presented in New York City by University Settlement and A.H. Dance Company in spring 2010, and they are hoping to tour the project globally. But, she needs your help — she needs to find ever-elusive TCKs to interview. Here are instructions from Alaine. You can always contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out the project’s blog: I have been interviewing NYC-based TCKs lately and want to extend my invite to the rest of you. The video is for the documentary film I am currently putting together. Everyone will be credited in the film and programs of course! If you live in the NYC area, I would love to set up a time to interview you in person. In person interviews are much more efficient b/c I also ask …