Preparations for Border Threads Workshop at VIPPA

28.07.19 Border Threads is preparing the background garment for the final piece out of a long period of collaborative work that has been done in countries in Europe and the Middle East. Border Threads discuss the topic of borders – What is it and in what way can art work against the physical borders that …

Border Stories Athens

05.07.19 Afghan, Syrian and Kurdish women painting and sowing their borders in a container in a refugeecamp on the docks in the Elefsinian Gulf. 30 degrees inside, 40 degrees outside. The women tell about memories from their Homeland, about hope for the future, about their hopeless situation. They used to work as a teacher, as …

Balcony Borders

01.07.19 Update from Border Threads in Lebanon – Connecting the project abroad by grasping new perspectives upon borders. “The sunscreen in all kind if colours cover the Beirut Balcony. The screen becomes a border between inside and outside, between public and private. The women can feel the summer breeze running through their hair with the …

Alhudud الحدود

01.07.19 By the time Migrant Car is making new encounters in Oslo, Border Threads is doing the same in Lebanon. “Yesterday in Bekaa Valley I met the co-producers of Border Threads, mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, neighbours; Syrian and Palestinian. I had a nice homecooked meal and a long talk about borders… Working with Border Threads …

What is a Border?

20.06.19. Why do we care about our neighbour´s child but let other children drown in the sea outside our own territory? This was the theme for most of the speakers on Eidsvollsplass this afternoon. “We met some very strict borders when we took Migrant Car from Domkirken to Eidsvollsplass where there was a solidarity demo …

Worlds Refugee Day June 20th

20.06.19 Worlds Refugee Day with a ceremony in the cathedral at 11.00. Camilla and Marielle were there with Migrant Car and Border Threads. Some tourists helped moving the migrant from the lawn, today placed outside the entrance where it almost blocked the entrance and got a lot of attention. During the ceremony the speakers talked …