Author Archive | AbdouMaliq Simone

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Kinshasa’s fluxes and rhythms

What does the nebulous idea of living together in a place such as Kinshasa mean? And what is the role of photography in documenting and researching this cohabitation in an urban space characterised by folds, gaps and holes?

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Endurance, not Survival

AbdouMaliq Simone In cities where a significant proportion of the population has historically  relied upon their own initiatives, the concept of endurance is an important strategy for connecting seemingly dissimilar experiences Endurance means something different than survival. A lot of emphasis has been placed on how residents, particularly the large numbers of urban poor survive the […]

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