“The first time they experience it and their face lights up, you can just tell they are so excited about the possibilities with this library.”
“I saw tears dropping from her eyes as I spoke about the violence and insecurity I faced as a child and how my parents worked hard to pull my family out of that environment”
Meet Aske Ravn, a 25 year old dane from Copenhagen and open book on being Transgender.
It is such a humbling experience to help people heal, and when I listen to the reader’s stories, it has often led to some sort of personal growth.”
“I feel I have a responsibility to talk about it and by having difficult conversations, I believe I make it easier for others to share their stories.”
Alongside curated books, catwalks, and books for reading, the Flybrary at Burning Man this year will also be hosting the first ever Human Library.
All problems are usually small problems, when you look at it. It is just an experience of human life,” say our book of the month Mauro from Florence.
One of the worlds most diverse neighbourhoods is about to get its own Human Library Book Depot.
I had tears in my eyes at times during my first publication as an open book in the Human Library. I was part of a book collection that featured 70 topics.
“How do you pour your coffee, when you can’t see?”, it sounded from the table, while vigorously examining how it feels on the fingers to read Braille.