Publication: Pubic Art in Africa

book release date : 14.03.2017 ebook release date : 09.2017 Publication Public Art in Africa. Art and urban transformations in Douala by Iolanda Pensa et al. Public Art in Africa is the first book exclusively dedicated to public art in Africa. It focuses on the experience of more than 86 contemporary artworks realized in public … Continue reading


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 … Continue reading

WikiAfrica project welcomes and trains Cameroonians to contribute to Wikimedia sites

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 … Continue reading

Presentations at Lycée Technique Douala Koumassi and Institut des Beaux Arts de Nkongsamba

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 … Continue reading

Opening Making Douala 2007-2013

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 in Entrepot Fictief, Ghent

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

Two More Days to Go

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 … Continue reading

Pictures of Dak’art exhibition and opening

On 13 May 2012, Making Douala 2007-2013 opened in the OFF program of the Dakar Biennale for African Contemporary Art. We made a selection of the pictures:

Building the expo

In the last couple of days Kamiel, Lucas, Jaap and Thijs have been working very hard on building the expo space. See the photo gallery.

Exhibition Making Douala in Rotterdam opens to public on 20 April

Making Douala 2007-2013 Traveling Exhibition Triennial SUD: addressing Public Space in the City of Douala, Cameroon An exhibition on how public art makes the city of Douala, Cameroon After the official opening n 19 April, the traveling exhinition Making Douala 2007-2013 will be open to public form 20 April to 1 June. Through art, the … Continue reading