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Sketching an area of interest

  • September 27, 2016

Inquiry. Time. Connections. Luck. Questioning. People. Places. Unforeseen. Access. Life. Tensions. Writing. People. Perceptions. Sensations. Affects. Situated. Movements. Frictions. Art. Potentials. Non-linear. Decisions. Changes. Modality. Materials. Concepts. Interest. Activity. Associations. Political. Reflections. Making. Movement. Assemblage. Stories. Expressions. Mutations. Extractions. Combinations.…

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A social space in-between business practices

  • December 3, 2011

Some of the most insightful moments I have had about Ethiopian and Eritrean activities in Jeppe Street have been from encounters and social events outside of Jeppe Street. At weddings and music festivals, suddenly, if still somewhat restrained, I was…

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Brand products, cultural branding and its policing

  • December 3, 2011

Most of the product in the area is directly imported goods from China. There are global business such as McDonald’s. Then there are global clothing brands, and counterfeit brands. These products from a global economy are cheap, are desirable and…

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Money, proxies, and participation

  • December 3, 2011

Showing support for this project or not seemed to be a contentious issue in the area. The general response to this project was disregard and disinterest to our presence. The traders and business owners make money, not art projects. This…

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A community of proximities and spies

  • December 3, 2011

What has struck me is that this community of Ethiopians and Eritreans, regardless of their past conflicts in their home countries, remain in proximity in South Africa, and in some ways, continue the to struggle through the memory of past…

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The stories created by people and goods are real

  • December 3, 2011

Jeppe Street may be approached as multiple layers of stories that intersect or remain imperceptible: they are told to people in confidence and kept from others. People create groups, create successes or betray each other. People look out for each…

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