Two films will be shown about contemporary Dar es Salaam at the weekly Speisekino of ZK/U, in Moabit, July 29 2016, in partnership with Simulizi Mijini.
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.
Simulizi Mijini will be presented at the Institut fur Architekture’s end of the year exhibition at the TU Berlin, on Friday July 22nd, with works from the students and artists.
Captivated by the tradition of gathering, chatting and relaxing under trees in public spaces, Alex wanted to make a temporary contribution to this practice by hosting a series of workshops for young artists and carpenters to build stools. They are now available at the National Museum, Nafasi Art Space, Baba Wa Toto, and maybe in other places. The idea is also that the wood and metal pieces are reusable for other projects.