Jean Katambayi Mukendi
Lives in Lumbumbashi (CD), born in Lumbumbashi (CD).
Aside from being an artist, Jean Katambayi Mukendi is also impassioned by technology, mechanics, geometry and electricity. In his work he combines influences from daily life with experience gained from his training as electrician. He creates fragile and complex installations driven by sophisticated electrical mechanisms. His technological discoveries are part of a search for solutions to social problems in current Congolese society.
Solo exhibitions at trampoline in Antwerp and Enough Room for Space in Brussels in 2016, and at Stroom in The Hague in 2017. Numerous group exhibitions, notably the 11th Dak’Art biennial in Dakar in 2014, the 12th Habana Biennial and the 4th Lubumbashi Biennale, both in 2015. Represented in the M HKA collection.
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Inertia - The Tree, The C...
Jean Katambayi Mukendi, Inertia - The Tree, The Class, The Chariot, 2017. Installation, drawing, cardboard, printed paper, metal, acrylic on blackboards, variable dimensions , 300 x 200 x 155 cm.
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14 August 2015 - 31 January 2016.
The M HKA collection is always expanding. With Recent acquisitions, M HKA showcased purchases that help shape our excisting collection. When
A Temporary Futures Insti...
28 April 2017 - 17 September 2017.
Futurists: Agence Future, Stuart Candy, Center for Postnormal Policy & Futures Studies, Mei-Mei Song Artists: Michel Auder, Miriam Bäcks
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The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public
Aanwinsten 2015 [Acquisit...
In 2015, several major works by Belgian, European, African, Asian and South-American artists were purchased. In shaping the M HKA collection,