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Contemporary Take on the Colonial Past   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Sammy Baloji, Patrick Mudekereza at Royal Museum for Central Africa May 11th, 2011 - September 4th, 2011
Posted 7/17/11
In this exhibition the artists Sammy Baloji and Patrick Mudekereza present us with a contemporary take on the colonial past.  As artists in residence in the museum they get carte blanche in the museum collections. In dialogue with scientists from the museum they have started working with a few collection pieces dating from the beginning of Congo’s colonial history.  These collection pieces exhale the atmosphere of the conquest of Congolese territory by the West. The leitmotif of the exhibition... [more]
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