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Appelle-moi Pierre comme je t'appelle Joseph

Sven Augustijnen

slide projections, text and a vitrine with publications, 2014

As a continuation of his Cher Pourquoi Pas? project – and on the occasion of the exhibition Ravaged at Museum M -, Augustijnen went back once more to the archives to look upon the writings of the journalist Pierre Davister. Searching for images of the destruction of the first monument dedicated to Patrice Lumumba in Stanleyville, Appele-moi Pierre comme je t’appelle Joseph draws deeper onto the manipulations of this devilish journalist and his involvement in the Congolese crisis.

Commissioned by M – Museum Leuven
Assistance Frédéric Uytenhoeve
Programming slide projections Ludo Engels
Editing and translations text Boris Belay
Courtesy the artist and Jan Mot, Brussels
With the kind permission of the children of Jean Van der Dussen de Kestergat and The Africa section of the Library of the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs

Appelle-moi Pierre comme je t'appelle Joseph has been on display at the following locations:

Museum M Leuven, (BE) Thursday, Jun 26 2014 Museum M Leuven, (BE) Mar 20–Sep 1 2014