Reviving African art in the DRC —

Meet the painters of Kinshasa…

For those who ever had the privilege to set foot in Kinshasa, the sprawling and restless capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, few things illustrate the creativity of the people living there more than its arts. 

Long before Nigerian musicians would become the uncontested leaders of the continent music scene, their Congolese fellows had done so with style, and established Kinshasa as Africa’s original musical capital. 

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