AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

urbanity

Monday, February 28th, 2011

‘The Art of Citizenship in African Cities’

Two-day conference on May 6 and 7 on the campus of Columbia University in Manhattan’s Upper West Side :

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Lagos Transformation

Aperture recently announced its 2010 Portfolio Prize. The winner is Swiss photographer David Favrod, whose photographs explore his mixed Swiss-Japanese identity. We are, however, more interested in the work of one of the four runners-up Julian Röder....

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

David Adjaye’s Urban Africa

For a while now I’ve been wanting to post some of the images by celebrated architect David Adjaye‘s to “… photograph and document key cities in Africa as part of an ongoing project to study new patterns...

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Staying Alive in Johannesburg

Part 1, above, of the Dutch TV documentary film, “Staying Alivein Joburg.” The film is limited in its focus–its primarily a walk through inner city Johannesburg ahead of the 2010 World Cup. We get no sense of life...

Monday, November 9th, 2009

CONFERENCE / ‘TUNING IN TO AFRICAN CITIES’

Notice for an academic conference to be held in Birmingham, UK, in May next year: