Tag: congo

  • Can an Artists’ Collective in Africa Repair a Colonial Legacy? | The New Yorker

    Can an Artists’ Collective in Africa Repair a Colonial Legacy?Its founders believe that they can use the tools of the Western art world to help heal the effects of more than a century of plunder.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/07/25/can-an-artists-collective-in-africa-repair-a-colonial-legacyHe spent a couple of weeks parading through rubble and Chechen refugee camps, playing the part of […]

  • The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush | The New Yorker

    The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt RushCell phones and electric cars rely on the mineral, causing a boom in demand. Locals are hunting for this buried treasure—but are getting almost none of the profit.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/05/31/the-dark-side-of-congos-cobalt-rushThe man stopped digging in his yard. Instead, he cut through the floor of his house, which he was […]