‘Developmental Effects of Foreign Civil Construction Companies in Nigeria’ by Dare Dan

As I write, two different construction companies undertake the building of 127.6Km Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Nigeria. The road, which connects Lagos (Nigeria’s most populous State) to Ibadan (capital of Oyo State), also serves as the major route to the northern and eastern parts of the country. It is the busiest single road in Africa, with more than sixty percent of the nation’s land transport and logistics economy centered on it. ->read more


The booklet accompanies the Chinafrika-exhibition at GfZK Leipzig. It includes texts on the project’s background,  information about the artists and their works and maps of the exhibiton’s layout and chapters. Download the complete PDF (de/eng) here: CHINAFRIKA_BOOKLET_WEB ->read more

Chinafrika. sample at Waste Project, Hamburg 03.06.–18.06.2017

Allyn Gaestel / Daniel Kötter
 in cooperation with Jochen Becker Chinafrika. Sample JUNE 3–18, 2017 Saturday 17.00–23.00, Sunday 14.00–19.00 China and Africa constitute the two driving forces shaping globalisation’s economic, political, and cultural future. Following raw materials extraction in the Central African Copperbelt and production in the factories of China’s Pearl River Delta, a multitude […] ->read more

Working Group South Africa – Group Publication

"Perhaps given the deep, and lasting trauma of South Africa's history and the attendant focus in the post-apartheid context on cultural production as articulations of self, identity politics and associated micro-narratives – the desire to invest in cultural responses to a macro (and frankly often quite abstract subject like Africa-China) simply isn't a strong one.…" ->read more

South Africa Working Group Workshop

Workshop in Johannesburg/ Working Group South Africa with Michael MacGarry, Moffat Takadiwa, Malcom Corrigal, Dan Halter, Cobus van Staden, Juliette Leeb-du Toit, Daniel Kötter and Nara Virgens Sun 29/01/2017 ->read more