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Churchill Road, Addis Ababa

For long, urban theorists have considered African metropolises either failed cities with hardly any services available, or more optimistically constant works-in-progress, and recently even as areas where the existing informal economies and social networks can teach us lessons for other rapidly growing urban areas.

So, how is it? I am about to find out.

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Stories on and by people living in urban environments in centres, peripheries and in-betweens.

Addis Ababa Dakar Nouakchott Saint-Louis

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About Afropolis

Afropolis is a multidisciplinary project documenting urban Africa with photography and documentaries. It is created by Jarmo Pikkujamsa, a researcher and film maker living and working in Senegal.

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Afropolis 2021 Dakar: A Teaser


Exhibition calendar

AFRIKKALAISIA KAUPUNKITILOJA / AFRIKANSKA URBANA RUM @ POHJOINEN TULLITUPA / NORRA TULLSTUGAN 9.-16.8. 2020 KRISTIINANKAUPUNKI / KRISTINESTAD – PHOTOGRAPHS & VIDEO INSTALLATION


Ndar Ndar Music & Café, Saint-Louis, Senegal
November-December 2019
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