Text by Kamiel Verschuren. Unfortionately, the text is only available in Dutch, for now. The true discourse on architecture in Africa is not found in the construction of large buildings, hotels, private estates, industrial or military complexes, but in the self-made dwellings in which most of the people live. Net weer terug en al weer … Read more
Project C.A.I.R.E /// DOUALA Métamorphoses / S.U.D 2013 (3 -10 December) Collective Artistic/Architectural Inteventions (that are) Responsable (and) Ethical A project by Kamiel Verschuren and Lucas Grandin, assiseted by Amandine Braud C.A.I.R.E will be one of the projects during the SUD2013 – Douala Metamorphoses. The SUD is a triennial on public art in the city … Read more
Coming Friday, the fourth edition of Making Douala 2007-2013 will open in the gallery Paradis in Nantes, France. The exhibition will run until 1 September. Earlier editions of this travelling exhibition were in Rotterdam (April – June 2012 at the 4th IABR, Making City), Dakar (May – June 2012) and in Ghent (November – December … Read more
WikiAfrica offers a physical space where local contributors from Douala, Cameroon can contribute to Wikimedia sites. The WikiAfrica space was inaugurated today in Doual’art, a centre for contemporary art located in Douala, Cameroon. For the first time, a computer room with high-speed internet is available for people in Douala who want to participate in Wikimedia … Read more
Together with Raw Foundation (Calanne Moroney and Bart-Jan Hooft) and Lucas Grandin, we gave two presentations in educational institutes of Douala. The first was in Douala at the Lycée Technique Douala Koumassi and the second one was at the Insitut des Beaux Arts de Nkongsamba (of the University of Douala), a 2,5 hour drive from … Read more
On Sunday afternoon, 4 November, we had a lovely opening of Making Douala in Entrepot Fictief in Ghent, Belgium. Thanks to our wonderful hosts Jan and Barbra, we put together a great exhibition, in the beautiful and spacious Entrepot Fictief. The exhibition will be there until 10 december.
Making Douala 2007-2013 will travel to Ghent in Belgium next week. On 4 November the exhibition will be opened. Jakob van Caeneghemstraat 16, B-9000 Gent 4th of November – 10th of December open: Fri. – Sat. – Mon. 14:00-18:00 Sun. 11:00-12:30 and 15:30-19:00 On appointment: +32 (0)9 223 95 50 http://www.entrepotfictief.be email@example.com
On 4 November 2012 the travelling exhibition Making Douala 2007-2013 will open in Ghent, Belgium. More news coming soon!
Grand Prix du Sud The ‘Grand Prix du Sud’ is a new annual prize for the best urban design idea for Rotterdam-Zuid. The contest is open to everyone. The proposals must present innovative visions of the city, public space and urban or public life in Zuid. Each submission becomes part of an ever-expanding exhibition that … Read more
The exhibition Making Douala 2007-2013 at the Test Site of the 5th IABR, Making City in Rotterdam is reaching its final days. So for all of you who still want to see it: Thursday 31 May and Friday 1 June are the days you can still visit us. We are open from 10.00 until 17.00 … Read more