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This drawing was made whilst on an artist residency at Dumfries House, Scotland, in 2015, exactly one year before the Brexit referendum. Dumfries House is a beautiful estate with an 18th-Century house and gardens, surrounded by farmland. Roaming the estate grounds made me feel like I had travelled back in time. I found this decaying little shed on the grounds and decided to draw it. For me this shed symbolises Brexit as it has been abandoned in the process of the upkeep of the rest of the...

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Brexit stems from dangerous, nostalgic, historical, conservative narratives, and will have an increased detrimental effect on minorities. Roma migrants - one of Europe's largest minority groups, whose identity might be based on 'mobility' - will face extra challenges in claiming their rights, residency status, citizenship, nationality, and identity. This will lead to further stigmatisation. There has been an increase in reported hate crimes against Roma in the UK since Brexit. EU funding...

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Brexit has brought a greater divide in what it means to be "British". Although it has been portrayed an attempt to unify the "United Kingdom", it has done quite the opposite. This is evident from looking at the referendum results alone (ie on a map - although this one is not a completely accurate depiction - too binary). Living in Glasgow during both the independence referendum as well as the Brexit, it was very apparent that a shift occurred in people's minds in how they felt about their...

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JulieR

London, United Kingdom

Joined this community on Feb 4, 2019

What age category are you in?
25-30

What gender do you identify as?
Female

What nationality are you? (you may list more than one)
Dutch

Which town or city do you live in?
London

Highest level of education
Master's Degree

Other qualifications
None

Employment status
Self-Employed

Attitude towards Brexit
Bad

If you are a student, which school/college/university are you at
London School of Economics and Political Science

Do you think there should be a second referendum on Brexit?
Yes

Have developments since the 2016 Brexit Referendum made you feel
Less British

Have developments since the 2016 Brexit Referendum made you feel
More European

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