CongovilleAudio walk

A conversation between guest curator Sandrine Colard and student Bitshilualua Kabeya

STEP BY STEP

  1. Find your way to the start at the entrance of the Middelheim Museum (Middelheimlaan 61)
  2. Get your charged phone and earphones out
  3. Get your internet connection in the Middelheim Park via log in: _Antwerp Free Wi-Fi
  4. Choose your stop and press play
  5. Have a stroll in the art park
  6. You can also find the pictures of each artwork displayed by clicking on the map below

AUDIO

Download INTRODUCTION

Download START: STOP 1 – Entrance Middelheim Museum

Displayed artworks : 1. Pascale Marthine Tayou - Le Chemin du Bonheur 2. Maurice Mbikayi - The Aesthetic Observer

Download STOP 2 – Atelier Van Lieshout Franchise Unit

Displayed artworks : 3. KinAct Collective - Ndaku Ya Mokonzi/La Maison du Chef-; 4. Ibrahim Mahama - Untitled

Download STOP 3 – John Körmeling Artists’ Entrance

Displayed artworks : 5. KinAct Collective - Toza kaka / on est (encore) là

Fragment archival film: Les Marins congolais à Anvers by Gerard De Boe & Emile Degelin

Download STOP 4 – University of Antwerp Campus Middelheim Building A

Displayed artworks : 6. Ibrahim Mahama - Dokpeda 2012-2021 7. Pélagie Gbaguidi - The Missing Link. Dicolonisation Education By Mrs Smiling Stone, 8. Zahia Rahmani - Seismography of Struggle, Towards a Global History of Critical and Cultural Journals.

Download STOP 5 – Collection Pavilion

Displayed artworks : 9. Bodys Isek Kingelez - Atandel, Prismacongo , Mickaël , 2021 , Armostrong Ville, Sète en 3009

Download STOP 6 – Art Park

Displayed artworks : 10.Jean Katambayi Mukendi - MM/Afrolampe ; 11. Sven Augustijnen -AWB 082-3317 7922 ; 12. Ângela Ferreira - Independance chacha

Download STOP 7 – Braem Pavilion

Displayed artworks : 13. Hank Willis Thomas - 500 Euros/ Ivory Tower, Brabo and the Ivory Tower, Antwerp, Belgium to Boma/ Congo at Dakar, Antwerpse Handjes ((Stolen Sword Punctum), Justice, Peace, Work 14. Sammy Baloji - The Other Memorial, Untitled 15. Simone Leigh - No Face (cobalt) 16. Elisabetta Benassi - M'FUMU

Fragment archival films : Albert et André visitent Bruxelles, En Belgique, Les Notables congolais

Download STOP 8 – Art Park

Displayed artworks : 17.Kapwani Kiwanga - Flowers for Africa: Rwanda 18. Pascale Marthine Tayou - La Paix des Braves

Download END: STOP 9 – Gloriette

Displayed artworks : 19. Maurice Mbikayi - Princesse Mathilde La Kinoise , Mademoiselle Amputée

Credits

Writing & concept development : Ahefa Productions, production MediaMixer
Interview : Kabeya Bitshilualua and Sandrine Colard
Music : Tabu Ley Rochereau - Congo Nouveau Afrique Nouvelle (Instrumental); Isaac Mulopoya -Sebene