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Arthur Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, blogging at meetjesusatuni.com.

City Wonder 11

From 'Terrão de Cima' by Renato Stockler, 2014.

What do you make of this image? Where does it take you? City Wonder (introduction/all posts) is a series of visual meditations on the city, exploring themes like creativity, ecology and decay/renewal. Each image is a window into a realm or mindframe; an invitation to an ethos or concept; a meditation on histories […]

City Wonder 10

'House on a River (Old House I)' by Egon Schiele, 1915.

What do you make of this image? Where does it take you? City Wonder (introduction/all posts) is a series of visual meditations on the city, exploring themes like creativity, ecology and decay/renewal. Each image is a window into a realm or mindframe; an invitation to an ethos or concept; a meditation on histories […]

City Wonder 9

Sunndalsøra, Norway. Image credit: Christian Nesset.

What do you make of this image? Where does it take you? City Wonder (introduction/all posts) is a series of visual meditations on the city, exploring themes like creativity, ecology and decay/renewal. Each image is a window into a realm or mindframe; an invitation to an ethos or concept; a meditation on histories […]

A short history of the mkesha (overnight)

The Living Testimony performing at Campus Night, Dodoma, 2013. Image credit: Pixels Media.

As the new academic year begins in Dodoma, it seems like every weekend features another mkesha, the big all-night gathering for students. The mkesha phenomenon is little more than a decade old. We’re told it began in Dar es Salaam around 2000. With packed daily timetables, students were busy, but were […]

City Wonder 8

'I wanna go to BIDAI! [St.Joseph]' (detail) by Sagaki Keita, 2011.

What do you make of this image? Where does it take you? City Wonder (introduction/all posts) is a series of visual meditations on the city, exploring themes like creativity, ecology and decay/renewal. Each image is a window into a realm or mindframe; an invitation to an ethos or concept; a meditation on histories […]