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Toxicity: Resisting Extraction through Collectivity at the 7th Lubumbashi Biennale

Justice Kasongo, Congo: Traces, parcours et souvenirs (Congo: Traces, routes and memories), 2022, mobile installation. Installation view, Lubumbashi 2022, 6 October–6 November 2022. Photograph: Lotte Arndt
Art historian and curator Lotte Arndt exmanines he 7th edition of the Lubumbashi Biennale.  Titled ‘Toxicity’, the biennale explores how artists address extractivist processes, environmental issues, and social transformations caused by colonial, industrial mining, emphasising resistance, collaboration, and the intertwining of local and global perspectives.