In cooperation with the Dakar based Designer Sandy Haessner we guided seventeen photography and design professionals in their visual research about Dakar for eight days. The city is the economical and political focal point of the country. It functions as a trading hub to the rest of the world. The city attracts a lot of fortune seekers from the rural areas. Extreme poor and rich people living close to each other in a dense urban and fast growing city. The project was kindly financially supported by the Goethe Institute and took place in their headquarters in the city center.