Mining time in Sammy Baloji's Mémoire

Nugent, Gabriella (2019) Mining time in Sammy Baloji's Mémoire. African Arts, 52 (3). pp. 62-71. ISSN 0001-9933

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Abstract

Mémoire, a series of photomontages constructed in 2006 by the Congolese artist Sammy Baloji, comprises a set of black-and-white archival photographs embedded onto colored prints of the contemporary landscape of Lubumbashi, a city located in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the thirty composite images, Congolese men and women and European officials extracted from photographs produced mainly during the 1920s–30s in the Belgian Congo appear to enter today's dilapidated industrial mining sites in and around the city.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2022 10:30
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2022 10:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/85737
DOI: 10.1162/afar_a_00482

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