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 Art in the Streets of Khartoum

Khartoum Scenes Imogen Thurbon using Waterlogue

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“There I was, cutting through a strange market crowd – not just people shopping for their salad greens, but beggars and butchers and thieves, prancers and Prophet-praisers and soft-sided soldiers, the newly-arrived and the just-retired, the flabby and the flimsy, sellers roaming and street kids groaning, god-damners, bus-waiters and white-robed traders, elegant and fumbling…”

The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away, Bushra al-Fadil, translated by Max Schmookler, from The Book of Khartoum


Award-winning short stories by established and new Sudanese writers

Learn more at thetanjara.blogspot –The Book of Khartoum – ten short stories

Read The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away

See too I know Two Sudans – short stories by talented young Anglo-Sudanese writers – trying to broaden and deepen the narrative on Sudan


Watch Leila Aboulela talking about I Know Two Sudans


Listen to the young writers talking about how they came to write in I know Two Sudans

Watch this short video Around Khartoum Walks – Sudanese Street Photographers 


Click here Young Khartoum Street Photographers


Street Scenes, Central Khartoum copyright Imogen Thurbon 


Street Art Project by students of Khartoum University Art Faculty


Off Parliament Street, central Khartoum

Prepare the morning coffee and you will swiftly forget the morning bath



Commemorating the Sudanese Struggle for Independence




Seen in Central Khartoum, 2016

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