There, is the city....And, here are my hands

There, is the city....And, here are my hands
Library Shelf Location 18.HASS
Publication Date 01 Jan 2021

Menna Agha and Ola Hassanain edit, curate, and annotate this collection of stories by black Europeans, in which they tell stories of African peoplehood in cities that didn’t want them. They gather and tell stories of care, refusal, and the many place-making emotions that carved black spaces despite European cities. This collection includes stories by k. eltinaé, Mário Barros, Moad Musbahi, Sarah Bekambo, Bothan Ahmed Botan, Belinda Kazeem-KamiƄski, and Nasra Abdullahi who recount, account, testify, theorize, plot, and speculate. The storytellers write in a sense-making exercise that seeks to shake the epistemic grounds on which they were forced to stand.

Menna Agha is a Nubian architect and researcher, she writes about territories, shadows, emotions, and her grandmother. Ola Hassanain is an artist and architect based in Amsterdam, who trained her focus on the subtle politics of space – namely, how built spaces react to and reinforce violence from state entities.

ISBN 9788090843318
Quantity 1
Pages 100
Editors Menna Agha, Ola Hassanain
Format Paperback (saddle stitch)
Publisher Viper Gallery
Category Artists' Monographs A-Z
Keywords African-European, Black experience, African Perspective, Cities, Refugees

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