PAINTINGS IN PICTURE AND WORD

Congo

Titel: Berlin in Africa Size: 244 cm  x 143 cm Location / Date: Berlin 2012 Material Painting / Frame: Dispersion, oil, paper on canvas

Description:

Here are the refugees, freshly from all over Africa. They are dancing. Their pouring down is out of Africa. They left their fishing grounds down south which were emptied by corrupted trawler fleets from Europe, they left the Ghanaian markets ruined by cheap imports of throw-away- clothing from richer nations, they left the Ivory Coast to escape from toxic death by first world waste, they left the coltan mines in the jungles of the Congo to improve their salaries, they left the Horn of Africa to get away from death by hunger caused by… Continue reading