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REVITAL COHEN & TUUR VAN BALEN Exploitation

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REVITAL COHEN & TUUR VAN BALEN Exploitation

Audiovisual Lecture
SA 10.02.2018 17:00

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.

http://www.cohenvanbalen.com/work/trapped-in-the-dream-of-the-other