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Umeå, 2008 :: previous project :: next project


Communication :: Digital Divided :: Cultural Research


In the Fall/ Winter semester we participated in the Nokia Only Planet project developing concepts
to connect cultures and communities. I took the chance to look back into my own culture and
found the internal migrations in Brasil as an interesting subject that breaks families apart when
young people move to the big cities in the south east looking for the opportunities that they couldn't
find in the arid north east region, and leaving behind parents, sibilings or even wives. In this
perspective I took inspiration on the movie Central Station to develop a service that would
reconnect those families. read more :: previous project :: next project