Media Lab

Tuesday 1st December

Media Lab

Migrant Voice and MiFriendly Cities are inviting you all to a Media Lab that they are hosting in the West Midlands.

DATE: Tuesday, the 1st of December 2020.
WHERE: Online

Time: 10:45am – 15:00pm

Migrant Voice is hosting a free Media Lab, the last of our series for this year, which will be facilitated by Rizwan Ali Dar, a photojournalist, Photo-essayist and documentary photographer. Rizwan’s work explores migrant and refugee  communities, social activism, subcultures, identity and neo-tribalism.

The purpose of this workshop will be to encourage and facilitate the creation of media content which can be used during International Migrants Day (Dec 18) and link up with MiFriendly Cities IMD activities.


  •  10:45am – 11:00am: Zoom connections, Welcome and introductions
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm: Session 1 –  Photojournalism and photography skills session with Rizwan Ali Dar.
  • 12.00pm – 12.30pm: LUNCH BREAK
  • 12.30pm – 1.30pm: Session 2 – Capturing images for International Migrants Day
  • 1.30pm  –  1.45pm:  BREAK
  • 1.45pm  –  2.30pm: Session 3  – Feeedback, discussing and showcasing images
  • 2.30pm –   3:00pm: SESSION: Q&A, wind down, finishing off projects, evaluation.
  • 3.00pm – [CLOSE]

Online: via Zoom (log-in details will be sent out when you RSVP).   

The session is free and open to migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and their friends in the West Midlands.

To register to join, please contact:


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