Book Launch Metro 010
On Tuesday November 22nd, METRO 010* was officially launched in Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam.
Moze Naél started with beautiful spoken word performance about the city this project is all about: Rotterdam. Abdelkader Benali, Liesbeth Levy, Karim Amghar, Matthias Rottmann and of course Ellen Schindler talked about creating a dialogue about city making, expecially with a new generation that can shape the future of Rotterdam. All speakers wrote a message for Chantal Zeegers on cards, which were ,together with the first copy of the book, handed to her at the end of the launch.
After the presentation, nai010 started a succesfull book sale. Many people from the audience got their copy and sales are still going strong! So, make sure to be quick if you want to order the first press of this extraordinary book.
For all high school students
Metro 010 is not only for sale, but will be distributed to all Rotterdam first year's high school students in February 2023. From a historical perspective, the book offers a direct connection to important urban themes such as citizenship, inclusion, equality and climate change.
For more information about the book, go to the book page, check out the articles by NRC, Volkskrant and Trouw or read the previous news item on our own website (Dutch).
*This book is currently only available in Dutch
Picture: Aad Hoogendoorn