Congoville

 
Douglas Park is living exhibit (reciting Mark Twain's King Leopold 2nd's Soliloquy), for Elisabetta Benassi's M'Fumu artwork, in Congoville group exhibition. @ Braem Pavillion Middelheim Museum.


CONGOVILLE

CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS TRACING COLONIAL TRACKS

Both the Middelheim Museum and the University of Antwerp are situated where the Colonial College was founded in 1920. A hundred years later, this is the occasion for the Middelheim Museum to examine and unfold the traces of the (post)colonial history of the site.

Participating artists: Sammy Baloji (DRC/BE), Bodys Isek Kingelez (DRC), Maurice Mbikayi (DRC/SA), Jean Katambayi (DRC), KinAct Collective (DRC/BE/FR), Simone Leigh (US), Hank Willis Thomas (US), Zahia Rahmani (FR), Ibrahim Mahama (GH), Ângela Ferreira (PT/MZ/SA), Kapwani Kiwanga (CAN/FR), Sven Augustijnen (BE), Pascale Marthine Tayou (CAM/BE), Elisabetta Benassi (IT), Pélagie Gbaguidi (BEN/BE)

Sandrine Colard (BE/US) is curator and assistant professor of African Art History at Rutgers University, Newark.

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