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Congolese artists wear costumes made of trash to shine a light on Kinshasa’s pollution problem

CNN 01 Jun 2023
The two performers are taking part in the KinAct Festival, an annual arts event held in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa ... Kimbalambala is slang for used vehicles that have undergone several successive repairs in Lingala – the most widely spoken language in Kinshasa, says Samba.

KOKOKO! and Chicago Sunspots lighting up the night with music

Columbia Missourian 29 Apr 2023
Nzaku, who is Congolese, and Thomas, who is French, first met in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s capital city, in 2017 while Thomas was helping create the soundtrack for a documentary about the art scene in Kinshasa.

Meagan Sky Counts Down to I'll Be the One

Portland Mercury 27 Apr 2023
Soundtrack the upcoming spate of (god willing) sunny days, with new local music releases from indie pop self-love artist Meagan Sky and art rock duo Corvair. May flowers with a show that pairs experimental, electronic Kinshasa band KOKOKO! with Portland’s magical soul act YAWA. .

Radically romantic Rossettis, female impressionists and whisky – the week in art

The Observer 31 Mar 2023
The apotheosis of the legendary art duo Gilbert and George at the charming, welcoming, free permanent gallery they have created for their work just off Brick Lane ... The late Leon Kossoff shown alongside one of his art heroes, existential expressionist Chaïm Soutine ... street art costumes of Kinshasa hereWhat we learned ... Sign up to Art Weekly.

"� l'Affiche Plan�te Afro" : la renaissance de Fabregas Le M�tis Noir avec l'album "Gomme"

Boursorama 20 Mar 2023
... street art à Kinshasa, dont la 5ème édition se déroulera le mois prochain.

‘Giving homage to the past’: Nyugen E Smith’s fascinating found object art

The Observer 17 Feb 2023
It incorporates bits of things, like fabric, tarp, rubber hoses and old bottle caps, that he found while in Kinshasa ... “I was a budding artist and didn’t have much money for art supplies,” he said ... He first discovered these objects during a visit to the Congo’s national art museum in Kinshasa ... Kinshasa Memory, 2023.

'Our pope': DR Congo dandies honour fallen icon

Urdu Point 11 Feb 2023
Kinshasa, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Feb, 2023 ... - 'Show of force' - Andre Yoka Lye, a director at the national arts institute in Kinshasa, said the sapeur phenomenon became more pronounced during the post-World War II economic boom in colonial Belgian Congo.

Curiosity sparks growing demand for African art in the UAE

Arab News 18 Dec 2022
... all former students of the Academy of Fine Arts in the DRC’s capital, Kinshasa — to escape the restrictions of their academic training ... The exhibition was staged by Yetu Management, an organization that promotes Congolese art and which recently opened its own gallery in Kinshasa.

The Book Pages: Cartoonist Tom Gauld explains why librarians are out for ‘Revenge’

Daily Bulletin 22 Oct 2022
... largest collection of comics and comics ephemera and art and stuff,” says the London-based artist and writer ... The author grew up in South London, Innsbruck, and Kinshasa and studied for a fine art degree, before beginning a 20-year career as a secondary school teacher.

‘We like the sound of PVC tubing’: Fulu Miziki, the band who make music out of trash

The Observer 29 Jul 2022
The band began making their own instruments in 2016, out of necessity in Ngwaka, an area singer and drummer Sekelembele describes as “a bad neighbourhood in the middle of Kinshasa with a big dumpster in it” ... Their work fuses music, performance art and fashion, with the environment at its core.

New Colombian President Pledges to Protect Rainforest

WhoWhatWhy 27 Jun 2022
“It started as a countercultural art movement in 2001. After years studying at the Academy of Fine Arts, Kinshasa — following teachers’ advice on creating work with ‘proper’ materials, such as resin and plaster of paris — some students in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) decided to do something different.

Belgian King Regrets Colonial 'Humiliation' in Landmark Congo Trip

Voa News 09 Jun 2022
Philippe landed in Kinshasa on Tuesday afternoon for a six-day visit, billed as a chance for reconciliation between Congo and its former colonial master ... Looted art. Earlier Wednesday, Philippe visited Congo's national museum in Kinshasa, where he handed over a mask the ethnic Suku group use in initiation rites.

Belgian king decorates last Congolese WWII vet

Urdu Point 08 Jun 2022
On Wednesday morning, Philippe visited a memorial for combat veterans in Kinshasa and laid a wreath ... - Looted art - King Philippe afterwards visited DRC's national museum in Kinshasa, established in 2019, where he handed over a mask the ethnic Suku group use in initiation rites.

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