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KONGO ASTRONAUTS will feature at:
THE ARTISTS PARTY 2023, Hosted by Gervanne & Matthias Leridon, Friday 17, February, 2023

‘Kongo Astronauts’ performance by Michel Ekeba, THE CAPE TOWN ART FAIR 2023, Saturday 18, February, 16:00 – 16:30, in the AAD-Fund Booth SP2. Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) Cape Town, South Africa, 17-19 February, 2023

After touring Europe and Africa, Africa Space Art Project, a collaborative work, of which Michel Ekeba of Kongo Astronauts is one of the creators, was adhered the Arianespace 5 fairing and launched into Space  Dec. 13th, 2022 at 12:30, accompanying EUMETSAT MTGI1, a satellite that will monitor climate change and weather patterns over the African continent.

Review by Matthew Bourbon in Glasstire, August 26, 2022

North Texas Daily review of Congo Gravitational Waves // A Metadigital & Tantalean Tale.
Solo exhibition, College of Visual Arts and Design Galleries, University of North Texas, Denton.
June 14-Sept. 3, 2022

With Local Investment and Rising Auction Prices, Is the Democratic Republic of Congo Poised to Become Africa’s Next Art Hub? The central African country could be following the trajectory of the exploding scenes in West Africa. Artnet . Rebecca Anne Proctor, January 31, 2022

Kongo Astronauts: “the astronaut feels like a foreigner on his own planet, exiled by fate.”
Makery 12 October 2021, by Maxence Grugier