ARTICLE XV

As far as I can remember, I’ve always lived by the Article XV, this Congolese expression which summarizes the way ex-Zairians, former and new Congolese and those of the Diaspora, like me, use their resourcefulness on a daily basis. […]


NDEKA DANCE

Sept 2018
More pictures by Gilles Geekk on Instagram


Brussels August 22nd 1977, my father arrives in Belgium and will never go back. His first night, he spent it under the stars, nobody being here to welcome him. My mother and my sister join him a few months later in Schaerbeek which he calls Selemboa (name of underprivileged district in Kinshasa )

KING OF THE CONGO

May 2018

Pics Gilles Geekk



Papa was King of the Congo; Mama’s looking for the mbongo
(money in Lingala, language spoken in Congo)

[…] Through this project, I wanted to give my definition of the Article XV based on my personal history.

Matonge was about the European discovering Africa.
Article XV is about the African discovering Europe.

MATONGE

March 2018

Pic Guillaume Kayacan

 

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J’AI DES DOUTES

Juin 2017


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