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Daily Life in Algeria

Photo Essay by hieronymus evers of daily life in Algeria.

Series of portraits and streetscenes taken in Algeria, february 2011.
Ninety-one percent of the Algerian population lives along the Mediterranean coast on 12% of the country’s total land mass. Forty-five percent of the population is urban, and urbanization continues, despite government efforts to discourage migration to the cities. Currently, 24,182,736 Algerians live in urban areas, about 1.5 million nomads live in the Sahara.
99% of the population is classified ethnically as Berber/Arab and religiously as Sunni/muslim 96%, the few non Sunni-muslims are mainly Ibadis 1,3% from the M’Zab valley.

Written by jepchumba

Jepchumba is an AFRICAN DIGITAL ARTIST and DIGITAL ENTHUSIAST who works hard to combine her two passions: Digital Media and Africa. Originally from Kenya, she has lived around the world developing her interest in philosophy, art and technology. An African digital artist, Jepchumba loves experimenting with motion, sound and various digital effects and techniques and has an extensive background in digital art, web design and development, audio/visual production and social media strategies.

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