In Conversation with Patrick Bongoy - Democratic Republic of Congo

Patrick Bongoy is a visual artist, born in the Democratic Republic of Congo where he obtained two fine arts credentials, and from which he fled after staging a work of protest art. Now based in Cape Town practising visual art and design and shifting the way art, environment and society come together.
Working primarily in recycled rubber and hessian, he uses these mediums as a symbol of both the pollution of the environment and of the corruption of society. His work illustrates the extreme survival mode of life that those who have been displaced endure. His work speaks to the heart of violent migration – of people, ideas and the Earth’s resources.
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17 Oct 2019 English Explicit South Africa Arts · Arts

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