Congo Dialogues: Alice Seeley Harris and Sammy Baloji | Autograph ABP

Alice Seeley Harris, Manacled members of a chain gang at Bauliri. A common punishment for not paying taxes, Congo Free State, c.

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dynamicafrica: “ Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media.

Sammy Baloji, 'Gorilla territory: Hunting & Collecting (detail),' 2015, Axis Gallery

From Axis Gallery, Sammy Baloji, Gorilla territory: Hunting & Collecting (detail) Copper, wood, × 20 cm

Divination Instrument (Galukoji), early-mid 20th century

“Introduction: Visions from the Congo” by Richard B.

The Beautiful Time: Photography by Sammy Baloji

Congolese artist Sammy Baloji combines images of past industry with modern photographs in a patchwork of memory and regret.

dynamicafrica:  Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media artist Sammy Baloji combines these elements to create a striking visual platform where a harsh past meets a desolate present in his series 2006 titled Mémoire. Using black-and-white colonial images of Congolese migrant mine workers, extracted from archives, against present-day photographs of the…

dynamicafrica: “ Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media.

dynamicafrica:  Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media artist Sammy Baloji combines these elements to create a striking visual platform where a harsh past meets a desolate present in his series 2006 titled Mémoire. Using black-and-white colonial images of Congolese migrant mine workers, extracted from archives, against present-day photographs of the…

dynamicafrica: “ Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media.

dynamicafrica:  Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media artist Sammy Baloji combines these elements to create a striking visual platform where a harsh past meets a desolate present in his series 2006 titled Mémoire. Using black-and-white colonial images of Congolese migrant mine workers, extracted from archives, against present-day photographs of the…

dynamicafrica: “ Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media.

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“Introduction: Visions from the Congo” by Richard B.

sammy baloji - Szukaj w Google

sammy baloji - Szukaj w Google

Sammy Baloji, Serie Mémoire, Untitled #25, 2006. Stampa digitale su carta fotografica satin-opaca da archivio. Courtesy l'artista e Galerie Imane Farès

Courtesy l'artista e Galerie Imane Farès

dynamicafrica:  Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media artist Sammy Baloji combines these elements to create a striking visual platform where a harsh past meets a desolate present in his series 2006 titled Mémoire. Using black-and-white colonial images of Congolese migrant mine workers, extracted from archives, against present-day photographs of the…

dynamicafrica: “ Conscious of space, time and memory, making use of contrast and juxtaposition, and inspired by the colonial mining industry in his birth province of Katanga, Congolese mutli-media.

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