A key partner in the SPARCK adventure has been Congo (DRC)-based artist Éléonore Hellio. In 2013, in Kinshasa, Hellio and artist Michel Ekeba co-founded a collective called Kongo Astronauts. For the first issue of the journal Ellipses (Johannesburg/Online), we were invited to curate a series of pieces by/on Kongo Astronauts.
Click here to access our project, titled Post-colonial Dilemna: Parts I-III (after an ongoing series by Hellio and Ekeba):
For a more recent take on Kongo Astronauts, click here: