KUNSTrePUBLIK and Jan van Esch’s artistic inquiry focused on a particular kind of male community space in Dar es Salaam: the home gym, realised ad hoc in someone’s garage, courtyard or basement.
Patrick Mudekereza lives and works in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he is an opérateur culturel. He runs the artistic association Rencontres Picha, and has opened an art centre and organised four Biennales for photography and video.
The Lie of the Land is an inquiry into the role of German missionaries in forced evictions around Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. It reveals the contradictions in historical narratives that lie in archives.
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 to reveal the complexities of urban heritage.
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 metaphor to uncover narratives of migration, rejection, travel and diplomatic rule between Germany and Tanzania.