I work, so I am | Ik werk dus ik ben
2016 - Design Research - Contextual Design
- Proof of Concept
This research started within the context of the refugee crisis. Together with a group of people living in the refugee centrum of Luttelgeest waiting on a working visas and permanent status. I organised socratic dialogues to research the importance of work.
How to introduce and invite them in the dutch working culture. Together with them and the local government and local entrepreneurs I organised workshops and socratic dialogues to find a way, together with all involved parties, to create fruitful collaborations and work.
We had a dialogue about our differences and common grounds. Understanding our cultural assumptions. Discovering possibilities and talents.
Visible on this page. The photographic part of the database of immigrants who are working in the Netherlands. How did they find their way in the new country, the new working culture and ethics. What are the unwritten rules?