Every year around 20,000 European workers travel to Belgium to help with the harvest in the agricultural fields. They work 65 long days for a fixed salary. Amongst people of various nationality and background living side by side on farms, exchange beyond work is limited to non-existing, neither is the possibility to go "out". In Borgloon —the heart of the Belgian fruit region with the highest concentration of seasonal workers (1/5th of the population)— the House for Seasonal Neighbours was built by Maximiliaan Royakkers and Ciel Grommen. During 2 months @houseforseasonalneighbours served as a public space for a private time.
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