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Title:Mobilities and fixtures
Editors:Edjabe, NtoneISNI
Pieterse, EdgarISNI
Year:2011
Issue:2
Pages:207
Language:English
Series:African cities reader
City of publisher:Vlaeberg
Publisher:Chimurenga
ISBN:9780981427348
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:mobility
urban society
urban life
urban environment
External link:https://www.africancitiesreader.org.za/african-cities-reader-ii-mobilities-fixtures/
Abstract:Second instalment of the 'African Cities Reader'. Twenty-seven selected passages or writings and images reveal different perspectives of the dialectic of mobility in African cities. The authors are: Dominique Malaquais, Martin Kimani, Manu Herbstein, Victor LaValle, Doreen Baingana, Yvonne Owuor, Anna Kostreva, Santu Mofokeng, Caroline Kihato, Sean O'Toole talks to Ghanaian photographer David Adjaye, Chris Albani, Michael Watts, Ed Kashi, Sean Christie, Khulile Nxumalo, Nichole Turner, Sherif El-Axma, Jonny Steinberg, Iain Chambers, Isaac Julien, Emeka Ogboh, Teju Cole, Brian Chikwava, Tim Cresswell, Nick Mwaluko, Isoje Chou, Claire Benit-Gbaffou and Jenny Mbaye. Among the places and people featured are: Méga Mingeidi, Maamobi (Accra/Ghana); Kampala (Uganda); Hargeisa (Somaliland); Kinshasa (DR Congo); South African teenagers in Johannesburg; Soweto trains (South Africa); Congolese migrants in Johannesburg (South Africa); oil cities (Warri/Nigeria; Cabinda/Angola); Zimbabwean apostolics in Mozambique; Cairo, Egypt; the story of Rufus Arkoi (child soldiers in Liberia); boat refugees; the sounds of Cairo and Lagos; Lagos Nigeria; Harare, Zimbabwe; transvestites; the myth of Abiku, Nigeria; a trans-disciplinary collective, Mowoso, in DR Congo; architecture and planning at Witwatersrand University, South Africa; and West African hip-hop. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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