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The painter Kaswende was born in Zambia in 1960, and now lives in the Congo. He is one of those artists whose unexperimental style is frequently misconstrued as "naïve." In fact, Kaswende´s art is often vehemently political, and his formal vocabulary is correspondingly didactic and...

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Bildende Kunst (Malerei)

Der 1960 in Sambia geborene, heute im Kongo lebende Maler Kaswende zählt zu jenen Künstlern, deren unexperimenteller Stil häufig als „naiv“ missverstanden wird. Dabei ist Kaswende Vertreter einer oft sehr dezidiert politischen Kunst, für die er sich eines unterweisenden,...

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Music (electronic music, electronic-urban-traditional-fusion, Experimental, rock, trance)
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Seldom has electronic music sounded as acoustic as this from a traditional African dance band. It was learned by the band’s founder Mawangu Mingiedi from his grandfathers and is played on home-made instruments. Amplified and warped electronically, it is rocky, raw and rowdy.

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Musik (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion, elektronische Musik, Rock, Trance)

Selten klang elektronische Musik so akustisch: traditionelle afrikanische Trance-Musik, wie sie der Bandgründer Mawangu Mingiedi von seinen Großvätern lernte, aber elektronisch verstärkt und verzerrt, wild, roh und laut, gespielt auf Instrumenten, die man nicht für...

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Tshibumba Kanda Matulu was born in 1947 in Lubumbashi in Southern Belgian Congo. He has worked as a painter, primarily of popular genre scenes, since the late 1960s. Between 1974 and 1976, he painted his best known work, a visual history of Zaire, commissioned by the German anthropologist Jahnnes...

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