Author Archive for: Nick Booth
Photographer Joop Reijngoud worked with Linda Malherbe over two years to record 155 groups living in South Rotterdam. The work led to a book and an exhibition on the water front – opened by the Queen of the Netherlands.
A brass band which plays all sorts of styles of music from different communities brings together young people in South Rotterdam. Please click on the link below to listen to more about this.
“They are correct and have respect for others, so there was a bond between us”. To listen to more about the Punjab Cricket Club in South Rotterdam please click on the link below.
Click below to listen to the story of how a patch on concrete was turned into a community garden.
Wonderful energy from the group from South Rotterdam wound up the night.
“No subject is ignored. On some days nothing happens. We know how exhausting it can be just to listen to people every day”
Biotop are artists who turned up in Dortmund for 6 weeks to explore new “Practices of engagement: lessons in democratic listening”. Some people came and told stories, other took photos, other shot video. At least one asked “do you have beer?. Watch this video from the artists on what R4R means to them and how they try to allow open conversations to flourish:
As well as posting lots of interesting content about the work R4R has been involved with, we also hope to use this site to interact with people attending the event, and those who are present virtually!
The blog will also be used as part of a social media workshop during the day.
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