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Only A Kiss Away!

Only a Kiss Away!

This post  about ' Kissing" is a contribution from Allison Heidrich. Allison studies International Communication Management at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. She's been supporting the project with the external communication and social media about our participation…

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Diversity Is Sweet!

Diversity is sweet!

The richness of cultural diversity can be expressed in different types of souvenirs. As an opportunity to expand this idea, Aliana Bertolo one of my students at IDE/Open Innovator took the challenge to explore how she could express…

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Pop-up Plans

Pop-up Plans

The project is expanding in interesting directions. Through the co-creation sessions I met Anja Overdiek who works as a senior researcher at the Innovation Networks Lectorate of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. After a couple of inspiring…

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Co-Creating

Co-Creating

While the Chinese kissing couple was in the glazing process, I thought it would be a valuable opportunity to involve a multidisciplinary and multicultural group of students in the project. In agreement with the IDE-Open Innovator program managers…

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What Has Been Happening?

What has been happening?

It has been a while since the last time I posted something about this project. Apart from being busy with work and my own education, my approach to this project has been to take it one step at…

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Mr. Friday

Mr. Friday

          ...said Musab                                                               …

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China: Work In Progress

China: Work in progress

I have  been working on the Chinese female. The shape is almost ready and I have started to create the Chinese male so  I will have the first couple ready soon. I will combine this process with a…

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Leiden’s Hidden Treasure

Leiden’s hidden treasure

When I visited the National Museum of Ethnology, I discovered that my next visit should be the Textile Research Center in Leiden. A few weeks later I visited this amazing place which to me has been very valuable…

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Three Inspiring Visits

Three inspiring visits

Many things inspire me for this project. From what I see around me, to books, phrases, exhibitions and  my students. I will be sharing some of these inspiration sources with you. Today I’d like to start with these…

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Kiss

Kiss

Next to the production of models, I’ve been doing research for the content of the project, learning a bit about Immigration History in the Netherlands and facts and figures about its present population. I am also discovering many…

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