He uses striking images, such as his own face caked in mud and dunked in a bucket full of water or a robot directing traffic. Since Congolese artist Fundi Mwamba (FM) Gustave Giresse has discovered the medium of video, there have been no limitations in his explorations with the camera. He does not shy away from the shocking imagery of physical abnormalities as shown in his recent work “Ubatizo, la genèse du mal”, nor from addressing political topics such as the exploitation of natural resources. C& explains the artist’s evolution from drawing cartoons to directing videos.
Black Chronicles IV
In April of this year, the British Association of Black Photographers initiated yet another edition of its internationally touring program Black Chronicles. This fourth exhibition focused on images that move away from fixed notions of the archive. Our author Themba Tstosi looks into an exhibition of photos that had been hidden in a drawer, and an exquisite photo collection that belonged to none other than W.E.B. Du Bois.