Held in March 2023, the project aimed to shed light on tensions and their far-reaching consequences, with a strong focus on identifying solutions to build a safer, more inclusive community. Throughout the project, our team engaged with young community members and stakeholders from the social, private and public sectors in Cúcuta to gather insights, share knowledge, and collaboratively seek solutions.
Explore our Final Reports – the culmination of dedicated research and information-gathering efforts carried out across various cities.
As a result of 8 weeks of work, the participants of the "We are recording you Cúcuta" research sprint, -students of the UFPS in Cúcuta- made four podcast episodes as outcome of the process and analysis of their research projects.
Following the MATZA EDGELANDS initiative, BLURRED LINES is the second project of the Edgelands Institute in collaboration with MATZA.
The Research Sprints in Edgelands engage local specialists for insights into urban security and digitalization, while fostering collaborative research among participants, mentors, and Edgelanders.
In March 2023, a Social Laboratory was established in Cúcuta. The meetings aimed to assess Cúcuta's current security situation, address challenges, and explore the potential impact of digital security solutions while working towards a practical proposal for the city.
It is time for Cúcuta! After successfully applying We are recording you labs to Medellín and Geneva, we are excited to announce that it is time to bring the discussion to a new city.
New edition of Edgelands Mapping workshops in Cúcuta, in partnership with Fundación Pilar.
At Edgelands we harness the power of creative forms artists employ to ask hard questions, foster dialogues, materialize the voices and lives of those affected by political decisions. In this blog post, Andres Boada and Santiago Uribe comment on the artistic outcomes of MATZA Edgelands Cúcuta.
Edgelands Maps workshop in partnership with Frontera Morada in Cúcuta.
The Forum Border, Security and Surveillance Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities for Cúcuta” brought together city officials, researchers, Venezuelan professors, members of the Metropolitan Police, students and representatives of civil society organizations to discuss the main security challenges affecting the city