A(t) home in the Staats

Project Details


How to be Church in a gentrifying city? Project on belonging and dividing lines in the Staatsliedenbuurt, a neighborhood in Amsterdam. Goals: strengthen social relations in the neighborhood, relations between Church and others in the neighborhood, theological foundations for these relations and developing an urban theology of gentrification. The project consisted of an exhibit, a journal, storytelling and political debate and took place in october and november 2021.

Key findings

Importance of creative, arts-based research methods in diaconal studies.
Collaborations Churches and other social, non-Christian Organizations, Alliances Diaconia and Community Art, Exposure.
Effective start/end date21/09/2120/08/23