Slices of Oslo

Mélanie Vivier & Sarah Marchiset Welcome to you, readers. By reading this text, you will follow some slices of the daily life of two FOOD2GATHER members – Mélanie & Sarah – who are both Ph.D. candidates, respectively in the Belgian and the French team. Together with the amount of work they have to do, they […]

The garden of Ritchie, Youssef and Kathryn: a sharing of soil and know-how to fight against discrimination and make it a home

Chantal Crenn The investigation carried out for Food2gather research during summertime 2021 with the photographer Simoné Cinélli and the anthropologist Chantal Crenn in the small city of Sainte Foy La Grande in Bordeaux vineyard shows “the capacity to act” for young migrants and minorities through the shared gardens built behind the cinema in the city […]

School notes/Gli appunti della scuola

Gholam Najafi, writer, Italian Team Questo è il disegno del dormitorio in Turchia a Van, dove ho passato alcune settimane prima di imbarcarmi per la Grecia. Era un dormitorio sotterraneo simile a una pentola con il coperchio. Lì bollivano la rabbia, la disperazione, la paura di decine di clandestini. Luigi ha disegnato in un piano […]

Aleppo in Berlin

(English version below) Samer sitzt bequem am Terrassentisch seines Lokals im lebhaften Berliner Distrikt Friedrichshain. Es ist ein sonniger Mittag, ein perfekter Moment, um eine Arbeitspause einzulegen. Er hat uns hier willkommen geheißen und uns auf einem Pfefferminztee eingeladen. Während wir ihn gemeinsam trinken erinnert er sich an die Anfänge seiner Zeit in Deutschland, wo […]

Peace ‘n’ Spice. Into the route of food as creative entrepreneurship interpreted by refugees in Northern Italy

Alice Brombin, anthropologist, Italian Team Peace ‘n’ Spice, restaurant located in the centre of the University historical district in the city of Padua, is not just an “ethnic” venue. Peace ‘n’ Spice is a project of a gourmet cuisine, designed as an exploratory taste trip alongside routes travelled by a group of refugees and asylum […]

Silence of the sand

The boat left full of people, food and water. A boat without radar when the sun came up, the sailors had abandoned the boat, reducing it to pieces in order not to use it again or at least not to have to return with the same boat once they reached the unknown island. The remains […]