This conference seeks to bring together old and new narratives. It is looking for ways that could counteract the current Eurosceptic and anti-EU rhetoric and show a way forward to recover the vision of a peaceful and united Europe. Our founder and director Laura M. Pana will share the results of the research she conducted in 2016 in the Netherlands about how to co-create new spaces of encounter where new ways of communication that challenge official narratives can emerge in times of European crisis. Join us!
This is the second of four day-long debates on different aspects of design organised by Domus Academy at BASE in Milan. This event's theme is LOCAL. Our founder and director Laura M. Pana will take part in different sessions throughout the day. A closed session with students where she will share the relevance of the Local aspect to her work at Migrationlab. In the evening Laura joins a great line up of panelists who will examine how design together with digital innovation can be the solution to the eternal debate of global vs local.
The sessions will be moderated by Award winning design critic, Alice Rawsthorn
Diversity is all around us in public space. However, this is often not reflected in our (future) professional surroundings. How to close the gap? How to diversify one’s own professional surroundings? Migrationlab in collaboration with European Cultural Foundation and The Hague University of Applied Sciences invited students, young professionals, local cultural practitioners and policy makers to work together on concrete proposals and an action plan, taking inspiration from the Laakkwartier neighbourhood after exploring the area with local guides.
The "Diverse City" Co-Design Workshop is a follow up event of the Peace through Culture, a citizens dialogue held in May at the Peace Palace in The Hague, which brought together different stakeholders who discussed the vital role that culture plays in shaping tomorrow’s societies and in building more cohesive and diverse communities.
During the conference our founder and director Laura M. Pana facilitated the roundtable discussion touching on the topics of inclusiveness, citizens' engagement and media's role.
We are thrilled to be one of the partners of the Peace through Culture, a citizen's dialogue Conference initiated by European Cultural Foundation (ECF) in collaboration with The Municipality of The Hague and The Hague University of Applied Sciences. In preparation of the Conference Migrationlab organizes and facilitates a Co-Design Workshop and Living Room style experience for 50 students of The Hague University of Applied Sciences and young people from the Migrationlab Network.
For an evening a student dorm will be transformed to the Migrationlab Public Living Room. Join us for short creative storytelling sessions that invite to dialogue and reflection on how to acknowledge, communicate with and relate to each other in multicultural contexts.
Join our founder Laura M. Pana at this one-day international symposium -organized by the Dutch Design History Society- which explores the workings and implications of design promotion and design canonisation processes. Laura will be presenting her work at Migrationlab and how the several different forms of design support (or lack thereof) has shaped her practice.
We team up with London based young photographer Isabelle Ohlson for the Faces In Focus photography exhibition, October 27-29. Please support us by purchasing Isabelle's prints. A small percentage goes to Migrationlab and your contribution will helps us carry on with our activities.
We invite you to join us October 26 at 18:30 at NIFFO Galerie/ Recycle Studio in Rotterdam, our partner for the activities in this city this fall, to experience a different kind of living room: co-created by migrants, refugees and Dutch locals. Celebration is in store – including food, music and art – as we mark the 10th Migrationlab Public Living Room event in our 4th European city! This will be the last Migrationlab event in 2016, so you won’t want to miss it out!
Don't be a spectator, be a co-creator!
Join us in the creation of a safe space of encounter, open to everyone, where migrants, refugees and Dutch locals get to know each other, share stories in artistic forms, challenge stereotypes and befriend! We will explore how to create together a public living room through 4 creative activities (location, design, storytelling and the importance of creating such a space of encounter), that enable you to freely share your ideas and bring solutions to migration matters in a light, playful yet relevant way. In order to participate in the workshop you don't need to prepare anything and you don't need special skills. The Migrationlab Team will guide you all the way through.
On Saturday July 2 we will transform the Humanity House Terrace to the Migrationlab Public Living Room for an afternoon! Join us for authentic stories and discussions by and about human beings, food, music and creative activities that stimulate conversation together with migrants, refugees, visitors and Dutch locals. Feel free to invite friends and family.
Our special series of Welcome to The Living Room events together with refugees, migrants and locals continue. Join us on board of Mr. Friday, a refugee boat, that transported 282 people from Egypt to Lampedusa in 2013! We will get to know each other, share stories, reflections and good food while sailing on Amsterdam waters. Follow the link to see how you can join!
Join us for a series of inspiring Welcome to The Living Room events together with refugees, Amsterdamers and Rederij Lampedusa. We will get to know each other, share stories, reflections and good food while sailing on Amsterdam waters on board of Mr. Friday, a refugee boat which transported 282 people from Egypt to Lampedusa in 2013.
Our first activity within the research we are conducting this year, enabled by the European Cultural Foundation, takes off at the Leiden University College The Hague on March 30. Refugees, migrants, expats, students, artists, locals with very diverse cultural and professional backgrounds will work together on creating the next Migrationlab Welcome To The Living Room event, which will take place in The Hague on July 2nd, 2016.