co-produce + develop | Made By Aya
Made By Aya is a sustainable hub for culture and learning. Since 2009 we run and develop projects and organisations.
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Made by Aya makes a society where no social, planetary or existential boundaries breaks.


We are a co-production community. We involve people, places and organisations since 2009.


Together we test, develop and launch small or large scale projects or organizations.


As a member or partner of Made by Aya you share networks, sustainable design methods, technologies, organisational support and hope to make it happen.


Our mission the upcoming years is to realize the 17th sustainable goal from United Nation´s Agenda 2030: to create active partnerships for change.


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 We meet different people, places and organisations. Scanning and mapping interest to collaborate with us.


Since our start we´ve collaborated and worked together with organisations like the Swedish Delegation for Sustainable Cities, Ericsson, Luleå University of Technology, Region Västra Götaland, Academy of Design and Craft at Gothenburg university, Skövde art museum and Sweden´s study and career guidance society.


Please contact us if interested in participation or want more info.

Bellow are some samples of our ongoing collaborations and work.

Or read more about who Made by Aya involves…


Skaraborgs Sociala Maker Space


Build and create with social relations in libraries, folkets hus, culture houses and art museums.


Supported by LEADER Nordvästra Skaraborg (EU rural development fundings).


Made by Aya 2018 to 2019.


More info…

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Circular culture politics


A culture politic train tour across five municipalites in Sweden developing the concept of a circular culture politics


Supported by Kulturbryggan.


Made by Aya 2018 – 2019


Read more (in Swedish)…


Folk Lab


Testing to bring together the Folkets hus and the FabLab moment for social change.


Supported by e.g. Delegationen mot SegregationNacka kommun, co-prodcued with FabLab Factory, Fisksätra Folkets hus, Fisksätraskolan och förskola and Kids Hack Day.


Made by Aya since  2017.


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Hallways uses culture institutions (culture houses, libraries, museums etc.) as democratic entrances to regional networks, work or study.


Supported by e.g. region Västra Götaland culture commiteeCounty Administrative Board of Stockholm, Skövde art museum and culture house Dieselverkstaden.


Made by Aya since 2016.


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Sustainability. Here! Now!


An image based method for collective problem solving based on the international sustainability standards ISO 26000 and GRI Standards.


Tested together with e.g. the Right Livelihood Award FoundationThe Norden Association and Studiefrämjandet.


Made by Aya since 2011.


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Mobile Stories


Mobile Stories is a media platform that helps young people to empower in the community debate.


Made by Aya supports Mobile Stories in their developing project supported by the municipality of Nacka 2017 and 2018.


Read more (Swedish)…

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Mode III


A fashion school together with underrepresented young and adult.


Supported by e.g. Swedish Inheritance Fund, Tillväxtverket, the municipalities of Botkyrka, Nacka and Stockholm.


Made by Aya 2013 – 2017.

 From 2018 Made by Aya is part-owner.


Read more (in Swedish)…




A civic center supporting teenage mothers in Gambia.


HOPE is run by Fatou Sawou in start-up-mode with support from Made by Aya.


Supported as well by Botkyrka kommun.


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Ali Rubeey

Prototype leader & lab assistant

Arabic, English & Swedish


mail /‭+46 76-226 10 47‬


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Ling Ge

Prototype leader & organisational developer

Chinese, English & Swedish


mail /‭+46 76-796 27 22‬


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Staffan Hjalmarsson

Operational manager & artist

English & Swedish


mail /+46 73-91 99683


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Aya Hassnawi

Board member

Founder of Made by Aya´s fashion school Mode 3

Arabic, English & Swedish


mail /+46 76-273 99 63


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Lars Fridén

Board member

Project leader at

Academy of Design & Craft, Gothenburg

English & Swedish


mail / ‭


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