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(In)formal practices and city-making

by Ares Kalandides[i] The discussion on informal practices in city-making involves a large variety of places rendering it almost impossible to make any general assumptions. In this presentation I propose to look at three completely different examples of practices in … Continue reading

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Under African Skies Coda: The White European

by Ares Kalandides It is not without a certain degree of apprehension that I wrote the five short blog entries about my experiences in Johannesburg last week (see here for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th). Here am I, … Continue reading

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Under African Skies Day 4, Diepsloot

by Ares Kalandides Papi is an actor, a guide, a choreographer (I’m sure I forgot several other things) – and above all he is the chairman of the Diepsloot Art & Culture Network (A&CN). The shacks of the informal settlement … Continue reading

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