VMFA Artist Talk with Sammy Baloji

Date(s)

  • April 18, 2019 | 6:30 pm

Join contemporary Congolese artist Sammy Baloji for a discussion of Mémoire, his series of photomontages linking archival images of the Belgian Congo with recent photographs of the mining town of Lubumbashi. Baloji and Ashley Duhrkoop, Curatorial Associate for African Art and Mellon Grant Project Administrator, will explore connections between Baloji’s photomontages and paintings by fellow Congolese artist Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu in VMFA’s permanent collection. (Tickets $8; $5 for VMFA Members)