Orisun Studio – Launch Event

Fri 22 October

Hosted by: Orisun Studio

Orisun invites you to the official launch of Orisun Studio. A curated evening to celebrate local upcoming talent infused with storytelling, design, music and art.


First, Orisun will present Third Culture, a video series highlighting multicultural perspectives of different groups within different diasporas, who are breaking boundaries by creating their own new worlds. For this first episode Yasmien B. focuses on the theme of Identity and zooms in on the Maghreb diaspora living in The Netherlands. Subsequently a panel of inspiring community members will reflect on this episode.

Second, Orisun will be showcasing a video installation containing their Homegrown series – a multidisciplinary visual platform for upcoming talent in music, design, and art. They will also launching their brand new website and webshop!

There will be an exhibition of photography works by Hajar Benjida, Samyra Kahina (Samira El-Kaddouri) and Nas Hosen.

Alongside DJ sets and drinks, you will be able to enjoy a pop-up store with artists and brands from the Maghreb community including Hajar Benjida, Samyra Kahina, Ya Habibi Market and Harira. There will also be vintage design pieces from Hit & Run Vintage Store and artworks and fashion created by alumni of the Royal Academy of Art.

The evening will be closed with a (already legendary) afterparty, with DJ sets by Franky Sticks and Ike Melchizedek (Mr. Sun).

  • 19.00-19.30 Doors open (cafe opens at 17.00)
  • 19.30-19.45 Official opening pop-up expo and shop
  • 20.30-21.00 Release Third Culture video
  • 21.00-21.45 Panel talk + Q&A
  • 21.45-00.00 Afterparty with Franky Sticks and Ike Melchizedek.
De Haagse Popweek

The Grey Space and Orisun participate in The Hague’s annual pop music festival De Haagse Popweek (The Hague Pop Week). During the week music from The Hague is highlighted throughout many venues in the city. Expect workshops and performances by established names as well as upcoming and undiscovered talent.


This event is supported by the City of The Hague, Cultuurschakel and The Grey Space in the Middle.