Humans of IE

Stories and thoughts featuring interviews with people from the IE community.

“My favourite African singer is Ivane, from Uganda. She speaks to my heart. She is really speaking my truth. It is nice to hear your thoughts in a song. “ ...

“Humanities is everything that fulfills your heart. It is something that goes beyond intelligence. Something that fulfills you in another way.“ ...

“For me [a book] is way more valuable than any other social media platform or digital device. A book gives way more value to my life than any other device.“ ...

“I would say Woody Allen is my favourite director. Because of his unique sense of humour. And his cinematography. It’s just like a postcard. Every scene is like from a postcard.” ...

“I found myself reading a book until 7am in the morning without stopping. I was completely absorbed. It’s like when you are in another dimension. You lose track of time. I cannot tell you exactly what it was.” ...

“I am always listening to Peter Tosh. I like it because it is fun, it’s happy. In the morning I prefer some Reggae. Some happy songs.” ...

“The last book I read was Ana Karenina, by Tolstói. I am a big fan of Russian literature because it’s very psychological. It really analyses human beings at a very profound level. The books often mix psychology, with religion. And just the human experience. ” ...

“Because I am a big romantic thing, I would suggest this Bollywood movie called Hasee Toh Phasee. It talks about impulsive love. It talks about impulsive decisions.” ...

“Music can bring you wherever you want. I am a music lover and that’s why I don’t have a favourite band.” ...

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