art exchange

BERLIN – DAR ES SALAAM

Explore (unspoken) cultural practices of urban heritage
Make room for collaboration and mutual learning
Allow non-conventional agencies (voices) to emerge
Bring art into the public sphere, from the city to the city by the city

Throughout the year 2016, Nafasi in Dar es Salaam and ZK/U in Berlin will host residencies for five Africa-based artists and five Germany-based artists. Each residency is six-weeks long and individual, so that the artists can share more with local residents and immerse in the atmosphere and culture of their host city.

The Lie of the Land

The Lie of the Land

The Lie of the Land is an inquiry into the role of German missionaries in forced evictions around Johannesburg, South Africa, in the ... Read More

Tracking Dar

Tracking Dar

The German-Finnish artist duo follows a day in the life of 11 residents of Dar es Salaam, proposing an exploratory vision of the city ... Read More

Cold Feet

Cold Feet

Did you know that some of the largest second-hand markets are located in East African cities, like Dar? Cold Feet used socks as a ... Read More

Park Life

Park Life

During his residency at ZK/U, Cloud Chatanda reflects on the most visible of Berlin's cultural practices: Park Life.

Dar Stool

Dar Stool

Captivated by the tradition of gathering, chatting and relaxing under trees in public spaces, Alex wanted to make a temporary ... Read More

Tyre

Tyre

Umesh Maddanahalli rolls a tyre through the streets of Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo, linking this traditional game from India with the ... Read More

Parallel Encounters

Parallel Encounters

Nadin Reschke asked 20 local artists to react on her photographs of Dar es Salaam using their own techniques, incarnating the different Read More