Trolley Works

Trolley Works

Trolley Works

Ismail Farouk’s Trolley Works is a multi-disciplinary art project, which seeks to regulate trolley-pushing activity in downtown Johannesburg. The project was initiated as part of the Sylt Quelle Cultural Award for Southern Africa 2008. The first phase of the Trolleyworks project began in December 2008, and was proposed to run until May 2009. You can read about the project in this chapter of the African Cities ReaderPlanning for Chaos – Urban Regeneration and the Struggle to Formalise Trolley-Pushing Activity in Downtown Johannesburg‘ (2010).

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