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 http://www.entrepotfictief.be info@entrepotfictief.be

Making Douala to Ghent

On 4 November 2012 the travelling exhibition Making Douala 2007-2013 will open in Ghent, Belgium. More news coming soon!      

Grand Prix du Sud

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 … Continue reading

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 Up the Expo

Update 12 May: the luggage was found 2 days ago. We are almost finished and ready for the opening tomorrow at noon. New pics on the blog. Although our luggage – containing most of the materials for the expo – is not found yet, we started building up the expo in Raw Material Company. The … Continue reading

Making Douala 2007-2013 opens on 13 May in Dakar

On Sunday 13th May, Making Douala 2007-2013 will open in Dakar in a parallel program during the biennale of Dakar: Dak’art. Making Douala will be shown in the Raw Material Company, center for art, knowledge and society until 9th June. So, for everyone in Dakar on that day, please be welcome. The doors are open … Continue reading