“Hunting and Collecting” was hosted by the Mu.ZEE, the Museum for Modern Belgian Art in Ostend, where the artist Sammy Baloji was invited to present his latest work and research and to put it in dialogue with the museum's own collection.

The exhibition was part of “Bato Congo,” a multidisciplinary program presented in Ostend and supported by the Flemish International Cooperation Agency that aims to support culture as a means of sustainable development and promotion of the work of young African artists. Theater, dance, and music from the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as an outside installation by Freddy Tsimba could be seen in Ostend at the beginning of August as part of the city's yearly theater festival (Theater Aan Zee).

Another exhibition entitled “Trenches in Africa (1914–18): The War of the Congolese Against the Germans” looked at the mobilization of thousands of Congolese soldiers from the colonial Force...

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