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Urban Africans

Urban Africans collects real stories about real people. You’ll catch a glimpse of the diversity of everyday city life through the eyes of artists on the African continent.



When his grandmother moves into an old people’s home, the Belgian artist Gert Robijns returns to his native village. He buys her house and creates a masterpiece: Reset Home.

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Miriam Syowia Kyambi

Performance art to me is something as confusing as it is fascinating. To capture the work on film is challenging, you’ve got only one shot to do it right. Knowing and understanding the artist’s story and personality is key.