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Artist’s Statement:

Ethnography, architecture, and urbanism stand out among my focuses. My reading of the Congolese past is a way of analyzing African identity today, through all the political systems that the society has experienced. That identity can be connoted through the occupation of space, how the environment is exploited, or through evident signs of a civilization that was built before, during, and after colonization, moving into the current era of globalization. The essence of my concern lies in the daily life of Congolese people. They themselves are traces of the recent past, which is also present. To superimpose the past onto the present reveals the will to denounce both past and present abuses.

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