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Turtle 1 – Building a Car in Africa

Contributed by Ko Sliggers on Nov 6th, 2016. Artwork published in .
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    Set Up Shop:

    Visual artist Melle Smets, researcher Joost van Onna traveled to Kumasi [Ghana] in February 2013 to build a African concept car, in collaboration with the local community. They Set up Shop and created a unique automobile in three months. Philosopher Bram Esser joined the team and worked as an apprentice in local workshops to learn from the life in Suame Magazine. Filmmaker & Photographer Teun Vonk documented the building process of the concept car. The development of an African concept car is the connecting theme guiding the viewer through the international flow of waste processing as well as the local automotive cottage industries.

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    Source: http://www.dutchfonts.com ko sliggers. License: All Rights Reserved. Artwork by Ko Sliggers.
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    Source: http://www.dutchfonts.com ko sliggers. License: All Rights Reserved.
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