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A GROUP TO SHARE IDEAS, STORIES AND RESOURCES RELATED TO MIGRATION (of humans, animals, plants, concepts, cultures, trends, etc)

posts in all languages welcome
photo by Shira Golding

Members: 26
Latest Activity: Jul 19, 2012


GUAPAMACATARO 2010: Migration [Michoacan, Mexico]
An annual art + ecology residency program for artists from different disciplines, scientists, educators and activists, aimed at fostering socially and ecologically-conscious cultural development.

Papalotzin [Mexico-USA-Canada]
An Ultralight Aircraft that incorporates in its wings the design of the Monarch Butterfly. With it, a crew will travel from Valle de Bravo (Mexico) to the North of Canada, following the migratory route of these same butterflies.

Refuge - Architectural Propositions for Unbound Spaces [Rotterdam, The Netherlands]
An exhibition in the 4th International Architecture Biennale exploring the causes and spatial impact of migration through voluntary or involuntary "refugees" who are transforming cities around the globe.

Isaac Julien’s exhibition WESTERN UNION: small boats [Marrakech, Morocco]
The highlight of Arts in Marrakech - International Biennial (19-23 November 2009).

UFA FABRIK: Europe Untied [Berlin, Germany]
An artist led international conference on the mobility of artists.

CURA: Migration & Tourism [Bodrum, Turkey]
Residency + Think Tank.

Take to the Sea [Cairo, Egypt]
A research and multi-media initiative about economic migration through the Mediterranean Sea.

MAMUTA: What’s hidden behind the Pastoral? [Jerusalem, Israel]
First steps toward an urgent historiography of Ein Kerem and of Israeli pastorality, or first steps toward an anti-pilgrimage.

Luoghi Comuni/Little Migrating Stories [Milan, Italy]
An anthology of stories written in many languages by many authors, held on billboards in public places and common transports.

Committee for Migrants and Refugees in São Paulo [São Paulo, Brasil]
A space for discussing public policies focused on this population.

Action Lab on Economic Migration [Worldwide]
An fD-affiliated project interested in investigating the nexus between migration and detention.

Migration Letters [Worldwide]
An international leading scholarly journal for researchers, students, scholars who investigate human migration as well as practitioners and policy makers dealing with human movements and migrants.

Discussion Forum

NY Times Article on Latin Immigrant Workers 1 Reply

In the Shadows, Day Laborers Left Homeless as Work VanishesBy FERNANDA SANTOSPublished: January 1, 2010Carlos…Continue

Tags: homelessness, migration

Started by Alicia Marván. Last reply by Zoe Westhof Jan 3, 2010.

on migrating organisms and their patterns... 5 Replies

It is no surprise to me that an amazing migratory insect such as the monarch butterfly would choose as primary food an amazing migratory plant such as milkweed. Here's a little video of this plant's…Continue

Started by Alicia Marván. Last reply by Karla Hernando Flores Nov 23, 2009.

Psychology of Human Migration 2 Replies

This is an important topic that has surfaced through various posts in the group.Here's some illuminating research and resources:…Continue

Tags: mental, health, Migration, Human, Psychology

Started by Alicia Marván. Last reply by Alicia Marván Nov 14, 2009.

resources' accessibility 1 Reply

living within the world of migration, I arrive at the following almost contradictory realizations:As an artist, curator and activist, I am often (willingly or not) continuosly migrating to where…Continue

Started by Alicia Marván. Last reply by Robert Mykoff Nov 6, 2009.

The Big Omelette, a culinary approach to understanding economic migration

The more I know about myself, the world I live in, and the inner workings of the universe, the more I feel like an ingredient being mixed in preparation for a big, delicious omelette. To make an…Continue

Started by Alicia Marván Nov 5, 2009.

International Organization for Migration News

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Comment by Gabriel Kemzo MALOU on November 6, 2009 at 10:42am
Economic, Politic, or cultural by sea, earth, air, I tray to undestang "wy?"
Every body is free to move where he or her hope to live in the better conditions.
Comment by Gabriel Kemzo MALOU on November 6, 2009 at 10:31am
When you left your birth place to a new horizon you bring with you all your bag groun: cultural and intelectual . And you secret hope is "to be hapy where your ars goin" Some of them are move because they love to movement chaging place .
Othe do it with in tears. We shoull not se the migran in some one who live his or her country. Because one can be migran in hi or her proper country On e can say "exodus" for me it the same you leave your place where your are rooted. As an visual artiste I'm a perpatual migran . One day I shall may be...............

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