Urbanscapes from Africa through image and sound. Featured countries: Ethiopia, Mauritania, Mali and Senegal
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.
Stories on and by people living in urban environments in centres, peripheries and in-betweens.
Addis Ababa Bamako Dakar Nouakchott
Afropolis is a multidisciplinary art project presenting urban Africa through photography and sound by Jarmo Pikkujamsa, a researcher living and working in Senegal.
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