Hipster/Muslim body language – What is it like to look hipster and/or Muslim in Belgium and the Netherlands?

Always an interesting way of challenging racism and stereotypes is through arts. The project HIPSTER/MUSLIM by GetMe aimed to start a conversation beyond stigmas:

HIPSTER/MUSLIM aims to start a conversation beyond stigmas. Through personal interviews about identity, prejudices, and faith, HIPSTER/MUSLIM offers a new playground for the voices that need to be heard.

HIPSTER/MUSLIM is a contemporary series of portraits that discusses the issues surrounding stereotyping in a playful manner. Many tend to talk about ‘subgroups’ instead of talking with them. With the HIPSTER/MUSLIM project, Get Me – a place for today’s activist – gives the floor to six guys from the neighbourhood to let them speak and offer insight into the vision of this new generation.

The project is finished now but recently featured on BBC:

You can see here the videos from Brussels, Antwerp and Rotterdam:

HIPSTER/MUSLIM: BRUSSELS / MOLENBEEK (EN/NL/FR) from Get Me on Vimeo.

HIPSTERMUSLIM: BRUSSEL/MOLENBEEK (aftermovie) from Get Me on Vimeo.

HIPSTER / MUSLIM: BORGERHOUT from Get Me on Vimeo.

HIPSTER/MUSLIM: ROTTERDAM/ROTTERDAMWEST from Get Me on Vimeo.

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