A short term residency program focused on collaboration amongst media professionals and innovators worldwide. It encourages peer learning and focuses on open media to approach issues of press freedom and peace, media art and local cultural work in new creative and experimental ways through digital means.

The Media Lab Collaboration projects are supported through funding by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by icebauhaus (Germany), iceaddis (Ethiopia)and common room (Indonesia).