For reference for those interested in African truck/lorry arts: Kurt Beck’s article on truck modding in Sudan is available online on the site of the University of Basel here. There's more on Brutstätten der Kreativität - Die Aneignung des LKWs im Sudan website, if you're interested. Its relevance for northern Nigerian lorry arts? Well, comparative accounts of related industries should always be interesting. On top of that, some of the lorry artists I interviewed at Sabon Kwakwaci, Dawakin Tofa LG, mentioned some Sudanese truck artists working there some while ago. One of the current (2008) artists based at the site was originally from Sudan.


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