March is a journal of art & strategy.

Sammy Baloji

Sammy Baloji is an artist and photographer based between Brussels and Lubumbashi. His work mines the memory and history of the Democratic Republic of Congo through the use of archives that he manipulates to highlight the legacy and ongoing impact of the colonial system. He is a cofounder of the Lubumbashi Biennale, which had its seventh edition in 2022.

Triennials Out of Time: Lagos Biennial and Lubumbashi Biennale

In this fifth conversation, Folakunle Oshun, founding Artistic Director of the Lagos Biennial in Nigeria, speaks with Sammy Baloji, co-founder of the Lubumbashi Biennale in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.