Curators Lydia Schellhammer and Christ Mukenge of the online project “Popular Images” together with artists Santa Kakese and Thembo Kash provide an insight into the Congolese comic scene. The video was shot at two central locations of Kinshasa’s comic scene: at the Academy of Fine Arts and in Lingwala, the artists’ quarter known especially for performances and installations in the public space.
A cultural exchange between continents. Artists from Kinshasa, Lubumbashi and the Congolese diaspora answer questions posed by the International Comic Salon Erlangen.
Personal view of theAcademy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa, which is the central starting point for many contemporary artistic discourses in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
During a studio visit to Rocky Production in Kinshasa, we learn more about its production processes of art and craft, as well as the local demand for popular stories.