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South of the Sahara: Accelerated Urbanism in Africa

South of the Sahara:
Accelerated Urbanism
in Africa
 

Sub-Saharan Africa—a multitude of nations, cultures and geographic expanses—is gripped nowadays between preserving communal traditions and accelerated economic liberalism. A massive Chinese presence is translated into developing infrastructures and new cities; however, most "African urbanism" is manifested in survivalist solutions for informal towns. The exhibition presents projects by architects, cinematographers and artists from Africa, Europe and Asia, representing the dramatic change processes of the public sphere in this region.

OPENING DATE:

Thursday 17 March 2016

CLOSING DATE:

Saturday 27 August 2016

LOCATION:

The Agnes and Beny Steinmetz Wing for Architecture and Design, Galleries 1 & 2 Herta and Paul Amir Building

CURATOR:

Meira Yagid-Haimovici

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