Affinities is a digital project that aims to bring people together, encouraging us to accept and celebrate our differences and look at what unites rather than separates us.

These illuminating personal stories of emigration and integration, of cultures enriching each other, of acceptance and belonging, are voiced by the diaspora and British people living in Ireland. Revelations about challenges, exchange and identity abound, as unearthed by director, actor, and arts and culture adviser Shevaun Wilder. Commissioned by the British Council, Shevaun conducted these interviews with a host of individuals, as chosen by her, from within the creative world. She also compiled the biographies and curated all digital content.

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