Mukenge/SchellhammerUndigested Images08.06. - 23.09.2023
Mukenge/Schellhammer consists of Christ Mukenge (*1988 in Kinshasa, Kongo) and Lydia Schellhammer (*1992 in Konstanz, Germany). Since its formation in 2016, the duo lives and works between Germany and Kinshasa.
Exhibition as part of the „Summer of Painting“ project.14 available works
The exhibition at the Kunststiftung is part of a series of works on contemporary and future mythologies and the continuation of the exhibition „Barking dogs in the head“, which took place in Kinshasa in December 2022.
The works are shown for the first time in Germany. Mukenge/Schellhammer have been collecting stories, narratives, memories and experiences for many years, which they bring together in various formats and media as fragments of a new language and new forms of myth. The visual excerpts from the artists* everyday life in Kinshasa and Europe are on the one hand permeated by the great narratives of our time, to which they often form counter-narratives on the other.Read more