Niederlande, Belgien, Demokratische Republik Kongo 2020 – Director: Renzo Martens – Original language:

“David vs. Goliath”: former Congolese plantation workers take on the international art market. WHITE CUBE takes a pointed snapshot. Cynical, political and well worth seeing!

We present the erman Premiere of the film.

No youth rating

Production: Pieter van Huystee Film. Producer: Pieter van Huystee. Length: 79 min.


Renzo Martens

Renzo Martens studied political science and fine arts. His films EPISODE I and EPISODE III: ENJOY POVERTY brought him worldwide recognition and were shown in numerous museums such as the Centre Pompidou and the Tate Modern as well as at biennials. In 2012, Martens founded the Institute for Human Activities (IHA) with the Reversed Gentrification Program. Since 2014, the IHA has been working with the Cercle d'Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise (CATPC), a cooperative of plantation workers on a former Unilever plantation in Lusanga, Democratic Republic of Congo.


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