In this project we look at the history of Mobutu. We follow his path through Sapin Makengele’s canvas. The project discusses how Mobutu practiced his power and how it was received by three different Congolese artists.
  1. Introduction.
  2. Mobutu in the Background.
  3. Mobutu’s Ascension to Power.
  4. The Politics of Legitimation under Mobutu.
  5. Authenticité, Mobutisme and Art
  6. Mobutu in Congolese Art.
  7. Conclusion.
  8. Bibliography.
Florian Janyszek and Oisín O’Driscoll.