Book review on Afropolis

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Mary Lawhon has produced a book review for the geography journal Antipode for the forthcoming book Afropolis: City/Media/Art which has been formed as a catalogue for the travelling exhibition.

The exhibition is described on its website ( as…

The curatorial approach highlights the interconnectedness of scientific and artistic concepts, not only exploring urban histories and recent developments,but also presenting 30 artistic viewpoints on issues of urbanity about and from these five cities. The result is a remarkable synergy of scientific and artistic research, documentary material and artistic reflection. The works shown in Afropolis include graphic arts, painting, photography, sculpture, installation, film and video art, as well as design, comics and weblogs.

You can read the review here:


Dr. Mary Lawhon is an urban political ecologist based at the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at University…