Photo Essay on New Media and Heritage at House of Culture in Tanzania

by Anders Hög Hansen on September 14, 2015

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ComDev researchers Anders Høg Hansen, Shani Omari and Ylva Ekström present their research project ‘The House of Culture. Tanzanian Youth and Social Engagement at the Intersection of Arts and New Media’ in a new photo essay.Shani Omari talks to a group of children at the House of Culture

During 2012 and 2013, the early phase of setting up a new House of Culture, researchers Shani Omari, Ylva Ekström, and Anders Høg Hansen (a Tanzanian, a Swede, and a Dane) conducted research at the museum. The essay is based on their interviews and observations with staff, visitors or participants, and their own photos.

Anders Hög Hanse, Ylva Ekström and research assistant HafidhAnders Høg Hansen is a Senior Lecturer in the ComDev program; former ComDev lecturer Ylva Ekström is currently director of studies in media and communication studies at Uppsala University. Shani Omari is one of several collaborators ComDev and the School of Art and Communication at Malmö University have worked with at the University of Dar es Salaam.

 

 

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