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Community Chalkboards

2008
Johannesburg, South Africa

Public chalkboards in Diepsloot township in Johannesburg to provide residents with a free and accessible platform to publicize events, post jobs, ask questions, and self-organize. Part of a larger project on local communication with Diepsloot Community News and Global Studio. Inspired by a community chalkboard in Liberia by Alfred Sirleaf.

2007, 2008, Johannesburg, South Africa. Team: Bongani Baloyi, Lucky Mkah, Lungile Maphumulo, Tebatso Lebotsa, Selaelo Chuene, Phumlani Suka, Warren Mabona, Lawrence Matshidiso, Sam Sikhosana, Anja Bredell, Jennifer Graeff, Belinda Kanpetch, Crighton Nichols, Elonah O’Neil, Dr. Marc Aurel Schnabel, Michelle Tabet, Candy Chang. Additional assistance by Matthew Millar, Happy and Edwin of Spit n Polish, Yolande Kluth, Sam Sikhosana, and Jennifer van den Bussche.

Downtown Joburg

Diepsloot township

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