REVITAL COHEN & TUUR VAN BALEN Exploitation
Screening, performance lecture and panel talk about connections between China and Africa, situated artistic production and artisanal mining in East Congo.
Revital Cohen (UK) and Tuur Van Balen (BE) present a performance lecture about their recent work, Trapped in the Dream of the Other, which was produced in Hunan (China) and at a coltan mine in Kivu (DR Congo). The lecture features segments from the film and reveals the background and process underlying the work, after which a panel of invited guests join the artists to delve further into connections between China and Africa, situated artistic production and artisanal mining in East Congo.
+ aftertalk with Sara Geenen, lecturer in Globalization, International Development and Poverty, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp.