What We Carry With Us: A Refugee Storylab

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What We Carry With Us: A Refugee Storylab

Young refugee storytellers curate their own prized possessions. Then, they collaborate with a team of digital artists and documentarians on a series of “show and tell” multimedia events. A shipping container is outfitted with luminous LED screens showcasing“video ads” for refugees’ “memory objects.” Inside the shipping containers, short documentaries are shown, followed by immersive video chats.

Project Team

Lead Artist: Sam Ball

Editor: Mike Shen

Cinematographer: Sophie Constantinou

Assistant: Aurora Jiminez

An ongoing collaboration between Citizen Film, Shared Studios and the University of California Berkeley Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.

Curator (The Magnes): Francesco Spagnolo

Portals Director (Shared_Studios): Amar Bakshi

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