THE PROJECT

(IN)VISIBLE CITIES portrays the real life experiences of African Diaspora communities all over the world

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THE CITIES

Check out the cities we are visiting and the communities we are meeting. For each city we will stay for a couple of months, so come find us!

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NOT ALL THOSE WHO WANDER ARE LOST

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GALLERY

Our journey started in Butetown, Cardiff in the UK in March 2013. Since then we explored and got in touch with severals from the African Diaspora communities all over the world. Here's a glimpse of them.

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NEW YORK

Harlem has always been the African neighborhood par excellence, but nowadays people are relocating to the further north of the city and to New Jersey from where they can easily travel to Manhattan

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CARDIFF

Butetown is the oldest Somali settlement in the UK, it’s also a very multicultural neighborhood in the Welsh capital of Cardiff. The first Somali sailors arrived in the 17th Century

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LOS ANGELES

In the 17th centuries the Los Angeles area was the most multicultural area of the United States. Now it’s home to more than 60,000 Sub-Saharan Africans

The African Diaspora are about: 112.6 million people in South America; 39.2 million people in North America; 13.5 million people in the Caribbean; and about 3.5 million people in Europe

The African Union

ABOUT US

Meet who is behind (IN)VISIBLE CITIES, who is thriving to reach social changes. Read a bit about they're past and present adventures!

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GIANPAOLO BUCCI

Director

Angelo Gianpaolo Bucci is an Italian social issues-focused film-maker active worldwide, whose films were screened at Med Film Festival and MACRO Testaccio in Rome, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, IFCT in Washington DC, SESIFF festival in Seoul. During his seven years working for RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana he also developed a broad range of independent projects, among which is a theatrically released long feature film. Recently he moved first to London to work with a VII photographer and a BBC journalist on social reportages and documentaries; then to Los Angeles, where he was invited for an artist residency at the 18th Street Arts Center to work on the documentary series (IN)VISIBLE CITIES.
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BEATRICE NGALULA KABUTAKAPUA

Journalist

Beatrice Ngalula Kabutakapua is a narrative journalist born in Italy but with Congolese roots. In her seven years spent working in the media she has collaborated with The Guardian, L’Espresso, Radio France Internationale and the BBC. Focused on international development, migration and human rights issues, she has also been a staff member of the UN Department of Information and editorial trainer for the US-based NGO World Pulse. She has won several prizes for (IN)VISIBLE CITIES: the Melograno Award for Intercultural Project from the Nilde Iotti Foundation, the Journalist of the Month for July 2014 from the International Journalists' Network and the Multiethnicity and Interculture Prize for Journalists from the Rome Municipality.

“You take delight not in a city's seven or seventy wonders, but in the answer it gives to a question of yours.”

Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

ON THE ROAD

Here is where we are now, where we have been and what happened. Check our Instagram, On The Road Blog and Facebook page!

Where we are now

Each of us, inhabitants of the planet, is otherness for someone else. I am for them, they are for me

Ryszard Kapuściński.

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