A brief review of the excursions of students and teachers pursuing together the question of urban heritage, from Berlin to Tanzania and back.
Some examples of great narratives that build a vivid, sensitive, sometimes shocking or unconventional picture of the Urban:
Now and then, today and tonight: Yusuph explains how the Aggrey Street has evolved since he first came here, and how much it changes according to the time of the day.
Rashidi tells us the story of the houses he has lived in around Dar es Salaam. Coming from the Tanga region, his father built a farm in Tandale at first; and today, this “typical Swahili house” still retains some agricultural qualities…
Dorothea tells us the story of the women who live in Magomeni, where the air is full of songs and whispers and the Khangas carry hidden meanings.