NAHO MATSUDA

reva

March 2013

For the REVA project was a participatory design project with the NPO “Asylgruppen i Malmö”. Through scripting the structure of the NPO, workshops with volunteers, participation in weekly group meetings we researched about the NPO’s long and short term goals, the current political situation of the immigrants and structure of the organisation. After weeks of engagement with the volunteer group we were introduced to the immigrants and were able to hold a workshop with them. The probes and activities that we had prepared were exercises to discuss the safety of areas in the city, the difficulties of receiving a permanent permit and the meaning of a passport.

One of the design outcomes was an advertisement campaign for the NPO to raise awareness of the ‘REVA’ project of the swedish police and border control and the situation of immigrants living in Sweden.