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July 18, 2018

In Esta es una plaza (“This is a public space”), you can hear sounds of children playing, laughing adults, and saws cutting the wood for the next pavilion. The space serves residents of Lavapiés, a relatively low-income neighborhood with the highest density of immigran...

July 11, 2018

The Manzanares River that runs through Madrid is small and even dried up for some of the year. When it was converted into a highway in the 1970s, the decisionmakers thought it a much better use of space. They would never understand their mistake until 30 years later wh...

July 8, 2018

In Lavapiés, the most diverse neighborhood in central Madrid, street art tells the story of the local struggle for migrant rights. 

This street art is a call to action. It translates to, 

“Struggling for the Visa” 

It continues, “In memory of Mame Mbaye and our brothers a...

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