Mining Time in Sammy Baloji's Mémoire

@article{Nugent2019MiningTI,
  title={Mining Time in Sammy Baloji's M{\'e}moire},
  author={Gabriella Nugent},
  journal={African Arts},
  year={2019},
  volume={52},
  pages={62-71}
}
  • G. Nugent
  • Published 12 August 2019
  • History
  • African Arts
| african arts AUTUMN 2019 VOL. 52, NO. 3 M émoire, a series of photomontages constructed in 2006 by the Congolese artist Sammy Baloji, comprises a set of blackand-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… 

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