Alfadni invites us to explore a personal account of a journey that speaks of the reality of dispersion. Through this experience, he unravels an intimate visual archive, representing the various seeds that nurtured his once estranged black identity.

The lack of discourse on the foundations of African identity in young Amado,’s life outside of his family home paralleled the conventional views surrounding the African and Sudanese diaspora in Egypt, which naturally evoked a subtle sense of longing inside him that made itself prominent as his identity got progressively influenced by projections of black culture in general, and Sudanese culture in particular, found in his family home, Bab El-louk area, opera square and Dar Al-Sudan.