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Individual projects

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

A Blank Spot in the Drawing: The Organisation of African Unity and the Congo Crisis

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

Provoking the History of Independence Through Music

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

South African reactions to the Congo Crisis

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

Algeria, Tshombe and the Congo Crisis: A History of “Black Skin and White Masks” ?

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

Unsilencing through Lumumba’s Tooth

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

Music in Mobutu’s Congo

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

Presenting Patrice Lumumba: an Introduction

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

Mobutu: The Practice and Reception of Power

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Congo crisisNegotiating Power in Africa

Conflict, Chaos and the Cold War: The UN and the Congo Crisis

The artist

Born in 1980 in Kinshasa, Sapin Makengele is a self-taught Congolese popular painter. In his work, Sapin often depicts and comments upon the Kinois social and political lifeworlds. In addition to art, Sapin’s interests include Congolese history and music. He has been involved in different projects that combine art and academics.  [Read more...]