In a media discourse, anti-racist proclamations are applied to colonial monuments, accompanied by a Congolese artist who does not want to be one. With a text by Sinzo Aanza and drawings by Asimba Bathy, Papa Mfumu’eto and Thembo Kash.
It is still a current topic if and how women are present and represented in the comic scene and also in comics. Although women do appear in comics, they are often more a projection screen for men’s fantasies. Two young authors break with the classic images of women.
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.
In these contemporary Congolese comics, mythical traditions and modern life converge to form a futuristic mixture of fiction and utopia.