African Cities Reader by Edgar Pieterse & Ntone Edjabe

By Edgar Pieterse & Ntone Edjabe

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Filip deBoeck: It’s incredible. I just drove through it a couple of weeks ago. Whose money is driving this? African Cities Reader 26 Urbanism beyond Architecture: African Cities as Infrastructure Vyjayanthi Rao, in conversation with Filip de Boeck & Abdou Maliq Simone AMS: In some sense the appearance of continuous development signals a certain availability of this area to investment of all kind, and this plurality itself can constitute a platform for real occupation. Whatever is put up will in the end be used in some way.

People start working and functioning around the market, but the market itself as a constructed space by the government has never really been fully adopted. So that other city, that peripheral city that is the real city, has developed according to its own notion of what capital might mean, or what forms of accumulation might mean. In order to exist socially in a city like Kinshasa, expenditure, circulation, and conspicuous consumption are far more important than accumulation or maximalization of profit.

My mother, my father, they went to university . ” But they would talk about going to shop at a new mall, a new supermarket. They would talk about the anxiety of with whom would you be shopping, because you never know who it is that these people are. So the concern was always to make that which is invisible visible - to interrupt it, to trip it up, to find ways of trying to slow down possible neighbors who could operate with such speed through the city that they wouldn’t be visible. How do you make them visible?

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