Here are a selection of photos taken by members of the Invisible Borders.


Beautiful Obstacle | en route Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Emeka Oker Dreams _ Douala, Cameroon _ Lilian Novo Isioro _ IB 2012#8FCE Emmanuel, Emeka and Jide. Ekok Road - Cameroun by Mario Macilau,

The Invisible Borders Trans-African Road Trip is a
project which annual ly assembles up to 10 African
artists – photographers, wri ters, filmmakers and art
historians – from different countries in Africa to
embark on a road trip across the African continent with
aims to animate the discourse around borders and
Trans-African exchange.

During the road trip artists explore and participate in
photographic events, festivals and exhibitions while
engaging on a dai ly basis with the environment and the
people encountered. The emphasis is primari ly on the
col lective journey of the participating artists who,
during their momentary stops in major cities, create
works, which are reflections of those encounters and

In 2014, the Invisible Borders Trans-African
Photographers Organisat ion wi l l embark on the 5th
edition of their Road Trip Project. This trip wi l l be
the col lective’s f irst trans-continental road trip and
wil l be from Lagos (Nigeria) to Sarajevo (Bosnia and
Herzegovina) .

The road trip wi l l assemble artists from diverse parts
of the African continent whose previous works are
wel l rooted in the real ity of the African continent. It
wil l be made up of photographers, writers, video
artists, art historians and performance artists. There
wil l be 14 participants and crew at every point in
t ime. The journey wi l l last for 151 days, from 2nd of
June – 31s t of October 2014. They wi l l make stops
lasting 2 to 7 days.

The road trip project is an attempt to draw a
tangible l ine of connect ion across chosen geographic
locations in order to transcend the limi tations
proposed by the existing demarcating l ines. The
purpose of this trip is to emphasize the irresistibil ity
of human movement as a phenomenon and raise
pertinent questions.

Following Priest | Minkok, Cameroun | Ray Daniels Okeugo | IB 20 Fore...1, Jos-Plateau, Nigeria, Ray Daniels Okeugo, IB 2011

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Such a City _ Yaounde, Cameroon _ Lilian Novo Isioro _ IB 2012#9094