MU and Foundation We Are host a Design and Human Rights Forum on 19 April. Foundation We Are asked itself: how does design contribute to human rights issues? The conclusion was that there is much room left for improvement. The goal of the design and human rights forum is to brainstorm about ways in which design can support human rights defenders in their … Read More
Can design help human rights? On Monday 19 March, Justice and Peace and We Are Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the project, We Are Human Rights. On Monday 19 March, Justice and Peace and We Are Foundation with Bernhard Lenger signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the project, We Are Human Rights. We Are Human Rights … Read More
We are happy to share that the Foundation We Are has obtained a start-grant to launch the pilot research of the project We Are Human Rights. This will allow the foundation to initiate a collaboration between seven human rights defenders and seven designers in order for them to explore possibilities of projects contributing to the field of human rights. It … Read More
Our two curators Maxime Benvenuto and Lucandrea Baraldi were invited at the International School of Geneva to organise workshops with the art students around the topic of peace. The workshop of Maxime Benvenuto focused on the build up of a collective project, starting from individual choices and growing towards group decisions. In the meantime, Lucandrea Baraldi’s workshop proposed the students … Read More
The local online magazine This is Eindhoven dedicated an article to Jella Lena van Eck and her practice. The article brings a focus on the project We Are Human Rights from Foundation We Are. It emphasises on her collaboration with a Mexican human rights defenders working on the topic of enforced disappearances in Mexico.