Jean Katambayi Mukendi grew up in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Lubumbashi, the “capital of copper”. His father was an electrician, his mother the secretary of a metal extraction company, which is why Mukendi was surrounded by all kinds of metals from an early age. A passion for logic, geometry, mechanics and electricity now defines the art of the autodidact who, after gradu- ating as an electrician and studying mathematics, remained “puzzled by creation” until he met the art world a few years later. learn more...
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Jean Katambayi Mukendi. Curated by Benedikt Wyss. Photography: Gunnar Meier