afropolis

Urbanscapes from Africa through image and sound. Featured countries: Ethiopia, Mauritania, Mali and Senegal

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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Photography and podcasts with stories on and by people living in urban environments in centres, peripheries and in-betweens.

Addis Ababa Bamako Dakar Nouakchott


About Afropolis

Afropolis is a multidisciplinary art project presenting urban Africa through photography, sound and podcasts by Jarmo Pikkujamsa, researcher and artist living and working in Senegal.


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