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WORK IN PROGRESS.

People’s interconnectedness is growing to a world scale beyond and independent of borders - their crossing and hybridization have become the accelerated everyday norm in which certain objects and technologies serves as intermediaries.

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Set in the inclusive and agitated city of Dakar, its virtual and analog diaspora the photographic part of the work plays with the eurocentric expectations on documentary photography in a low income country, critically reflects photographic stereotyping and sometimes takes the piss of by sprinkling prejudices with rhinestones.

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The photographic part is a marriage of fact and fabrication based on various collaborations with people migrated to or from Senegal‘s capital and its diaspora.

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It‘s retiring from the idea that multicultural living is a phenomenon solely part of the western hemisphere, neither is it buying into the myth of net- or machine-neutrality, but looking at the relationship between human and tool through an open conversation.

TOOLS FOR CONVIVIALITY IS A COLLECTION OF VISUAL EPHEMERA ABOUT THE USAGE OF TOOLS FOR VARIOUS MODES OF HUMAN TOGETHERNESS.