tv The 77 Percent - The Magazine for Africas Youth Deutsche Welle January 22, 2022 6:30pm-7:01pm CET
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in this episode, we are pre shayton, the arts, chicken, our design and meet in talons across the african continent. first, stop the democratic republic of the congo where creative minds content trash into us then in the capital kinshasa, when he beats what the congolese art scene needs to reach the next level. finally, we're just nigeria and as i not getting caught you, laurie, given how his collisions combined design. i'm storytelling. now if you're ready like eddie, then let's start off in the democratic republic of congo, a country known for its bast, natural resources, rain forest. and of course, lumber music, but as you know, it's also home to a very vibrant art scene at the dfcs established artist often feature at art festivals and exhibitions across the world. but to day, we are meeting up and coming congolese artist,
whose work really making chassis art scene tech no longer with our art. we go to people on the streets because when we performing art centers, nobody sees us. only the people in high places come to see us there, but we want to be seen by congress. people africans like us on the course. so my name is particular to i'm an artist, inductor, yellow. the a bell. i'm self taught performer. i didn't go to art school, i've not been doing art for 7 years. in the heart of kinshasa, famous art neighborhood, latania life. the artists collected from dr. levine in the house of beautiful life . here the artist residencies are for artists, like patrick, self taught, but one thing to dedicate their lives to be i think i've also, in the past it was difficult for people to understand. when i went back home,
everyone would come and they would even call to say, where are you? i tell them i'm at home and they would say no, you're not at home. you've been at the river all looking through the trash. but after a while i started explaining to them, no, my art is not trash, or you cycle trash and turn it into. and slowly the started to understand. yeah, yeah. well the family and community have accepted choice appreciation for his work in terms of financial games. it's hard to come by. the vs these odd world is largely self organizing. collective like bees, or supported through the efforts of more successful humblest artist. as well as a handful for an art initiative for the artist here performances and the chances to sell their artworks. and we officially the additional intrigue. they are always difficulties. they are. people come here and say, i'll buy these for 500 euros. they take it,
and afterwards we see that they sell 842-503-0000 euros. and there is no fair remuneration for the creator to walk us. because we have children, we have houses to rent and families. i left school and that is all, all my name is ali on 9540 today. his mirrors are his mom. they force him to questions out like this is where my knee. i've only gone up. we go was united, but literally colonialist came and divided us like a kick. when you are in front of a broken mirror, you are not going to see yourself in full. so this is what has happened to africa. and specifically, congo are the same time. the mirror also shows us the beauty. damp is the seller, lou mula is la. both the these are playing quite come to soft. see we've been
called saucers, deli quinn's, but afterwards, after watching us by staying with us, they understood us audit that blew me up and they got lost. we also do a great service for our city. we pick up the trash on the road and turn it in to us in order to restore kin labelle kinshasa the beautiful. because right now our city is filled with trash. bell skimming on speaking with them. all i can say is, wow, you know, making something beautiful out of trash shows. real genius in my opinion. but congolese artist not just importance for the country by the whole world. did you know, unesco has recently added congolese bloomberg to its list of intangible wild heritage . the musical genera on dance is also referred to as the song chuckles congolese
history to celebration on morning. but still not all congolese feel like their cultural heritage is appreciated enough. in kinshasa we met some artists from all over the country who told us about the struggles the fees in the our quest for recognition and support for the our work. this takes us street to our streets debate. ah, hi everyone, my name is wendy bash, and you are watching the 77 percent magazine. we are here in kinshasa, in the democratic republic of the congo in this city. there is music and art everywhere. so today we are talking about god sure, and appreciation of the cultural heritage. i'm going to the 1st experience alice, can you tell us what our means to you law bowmois acts for me. it's something that defines you. what is the component that describe so you are that shows our identity
. and so in short, our art is us. that's it. to the wife. no class he knew, follow. i don't remember, don't ever have whoo, or i clear. so i'm going to or i for now, you are one of the 1st female rapper e, indiana. see you must have had a lot of challenges to get where you are today. can you tell us about dog stickers that you have to face in your car? you have it, your competitor on what? look, i hear this up held premier much, well 1st of all, i think that being a woman in the rap world, which is considered to be less noble than rhumba is already a problem. you see there are men who look at you like, what does this woman doing and wrap up our in my case, i have my family that was there for me even when nobody believed in what i was doing the choir, even when we were called dreamers, valuable at the time, we were just considered crazy people who were getting into something that was out of all a world monty. i double my fan, jim donna now look his john moore. i will now go to miss you. kiss your lulu,
your party is willing the country to day. you. how do you support them? sidney? okay, tomorrow no panel. north latan doubled. eliza, good day. it don't go pip. we are taking our time 1st to listen to them as people, as we especially put him fresh on the government. still that a copyrights are respected. and we also fighting against piracy. because the also make money of the artist that is also professionally develop. it will or the lad to pass short so see importance your. i love we did go with her. i aunt emma did. why do tell much of a direct him. so you said that you are working in terms of copyrights. i was now jumped to by at shamela, in terms of copyright t, indiana. see, do you agree with chris? you're lou, move down to get her to taylor, his gentleman. ship oscar, i think so. call me there. some efforts are tabbing made. it but they are not effective, they're not effective because the minister of culture is not very involved. sonic who julius emptied bar enamel. so what you are telling us the afternoon is that in them of copyright and cultural policies,
nothing has been done yet. so that makes you disagree at suitable yet you does it absolutely. there have been efforts by the previous half of the current minister of the minister of culture who made the initial plans. but every time any minister comes in, it doesn't work out. we only start from scratch, define a closet, will we ask ourselves, what's going on? i'd have people r idle sitting on the hands of what they are going to walk to macau reform. d w form massey. thank you very much. now i'm going back to alice holmes should room like lou, they said they support us on copyright issues. i'm going to stay on that right now . i've been in a lawsuit for 2 years against a big very company that infringed my copyrights. and i brought all the proofs forward now it up and saw that just is us. it's one way's in this country. now. i as a small fish who does not have $100000.00 to bribe people, i find myself sing monsters. i find myself 1st sing, monsters facing a multinational the bribes important people who are in the sockets. there have been
accusations of corruption at these judicial level as well. suddenly nothing has been done about it for the last 2 years or short on the food logistics of it. do santiago, give a we have a concrete example here of an artist whose right have been violated. mr. lama was talking about copyrights and your party is running the country. what do you want to say to what you jan cindy, do what he's saying is the reason why we came to power. the president repeated, it's even in gama. he said, if we have a real problem with our justice system, who will not be able to change the country, we have to change the country with everyone's involvement, dumont. so now we're going to look at this treacherous because you have out is here, we're talking about copyright. they're talking about the value of they were, do you at this point, feel that you have been some point in some spoke to her nestle, we're a congolese structure. we thought are the help of the institutions. but if it
doesn't work, it's just not going to work as a result, or we don't have any help. but we're making doing with what we have about to help the i little of perkins, or even our government for ah, what the exterior. no. so to know liz, after to decent, so i'm going directly to deal doroty. mr. gibbons out, what do you want to st. jude? the problem is global. it's the responsibility of the politicians. but it's also the stakeholders who are responsible. the artist must fight. we have been able to make our rumble famous on the other side of europe. thanks to this musician, and that's without any support from politics. why did this happen? they understood that they have to sell their product orders. so and everything that we heard today is there any or for the cultural sector here in the assay bo yardly swap warriors miss walk past school? were there is hope for me, there is hope or because we will not stop fighting. we won't stop doing what we
used to do because they are to be political representatives. what am it that they are powerless? but at the same time, they tried to blame us. my hope is that mister hardy ambassador will help us to find solutions to our problems. to day. let's look at all these for us as we have here. delicacy, nor who to day is doing huge things. but why did doug get more support from french and belgium government than their congolese government? i have toward the united states of toward many countries in the world of hard support from the us government, the french government, the english government, the belgium government, but never from the congress government. however, since i am an artist here, i pay the congress government every 2 years. i renew my artist cards, which are useless to me. why are you the head of a country if you don't know how to do anything for us? well, i have a lot to say, but i want to stop here and see once i get here from bonham. boncey book true that
the armies remarried taylor, i don't know. let's close reef ratliff. is there any hope for the cultural sector today in the aussie? i would say the same thing as my brother when it comes to having hope we do what we do because we are passionate and we want the generations that will come after us to be able to say that there are people who fought for such a class. people i think that in this sense, yes, all this we have held up, but it is a little difficult because the statement that he made is clear. if you have 5 years and 3 years have already passed and nothing has happened and 2 years, i laughed well, you should not be surprised when songs like the ones of alice are coming alice, we are coming to the end of our sure, thank you all for watching the feel free to share and comment on our page. you know, talking about art brings out the passion in people, but clearly decrease about industry needs a lot of support and attention from governments. what do you think that you want to
watch more of our debates? visit our huge you page and don't forget to share your thoughts with us. but a we're not done with arts. let's go to ghana and meet brian star. i'm walk waffle . his paintings are being snapped up by international collectors. but how did a fisherman's son from a cra become one of the well, it's most sought after contemporary artist. let's find out in his artwork touches millions and he sold for such the paintings of um, walker waffle, are weld famous. the gun in artist whose work has been compared to that of ocean expressionist mustache, gustav claimant and egon. sheila has fought a courier literally with his own 2 hands being an artist. i think that in guy, you know, for sure that you don't have a career like you don't have a life and you're not gonna make anything for me like this. you know, from the beginning. because your parents love you this support you.
but they would tell you pony blunt that you're not gonna make anything from it. not that college of art and design waffle. attended a private our school in a crop. and in 2014, he got a scholarship to study at vienna art academy in austria. so this walker walker, i often say a more co is a sculptor. i feel he's sculpting his paintings. his characters that he hasn't been to a new visual language with regards to skin, especially black skin, is up to lap $11.00 for the 1st time since a mako blah forced college days. some of his eli works are going on display in the austrian capital in 2020 to 13 self portraits for 2017 hours in a space where i needed to like looking to myself. and so for that article i timed in
mid st. i like painting black bodies in hing deanna, you have less black bodies is just a boy, so you know, a way to keep up painting. dr. bodies will be just to looking to myself. it nowadays, sales office wakes up woman and collect as one a piece of the action marco bow, awful. 6000000, 800000 your back ass, wipe that a 1000000 at an auction in 2020. his works sought for 15 times your estimated price, driven by grow in demand for works by black artists. so the 1200000. congratulations jack. i'm walker waffle is in demand in the fashion well to parry labeled your even put his paintings on this. yes. summer collection, he is enjoying his success by the steering clare of the high paying a cra, he wants to start on our school in this neighborhood to push other young gagnon
artists to reach des, potential hang on a will and how to paint. and i mean, we have the technique, we can, we can do it, but you know, presentation and learning how to, to talk about someone else's work and, you know, getting criticize to, to be better is something that we did not get. so i think that's what i'm giving them and maybe they see that waffle has made it to the top, but he knows stain on top. is an art in itself. it's a beautiful thing too for special, but neos i just have to know that she does not know facing, and everything can go wrong. you know, it can also disappear like that. if you don't all the best one want to watch or, and all other artists trying to make it to the top and stay in there. now, many of you have been sharing your thoughts on social media about to post. we put
up, we asked, how can we support upcoming african artists to make a living? well, let's check out some of the comments coming to 1st one coming from philip shomberg share. who says it begins by having genuine people in positions of authority, who are able to identify raw talent without having ideas on how the will personally benefit. if the talent takes a good ships. now, that is there. well noted, coming from you philip. let's check out another comment from more e. richard who says we have to accept an api sheet ourselves as one united africa fest shared knowledge. cons you made in africa and stopped tribalism and ethnicity. now, you know what, i couldn't have said that better. thanks a lot for those comments. it's always great to hear from you, you know, art takes many forms and can start anywhere case in point young khaki,
louis a british niger and designer who started his business. what a simple pair of socks he channels his eye catching creativity into fanny char toys, an air, bon spaces. a laurie is also entering the world of architecture open to tell stories to his designs. ah, well, it was a huge prime i purchased petersburg to when i was around, so i'm at 7 or 8 having gone so weddings and chart services in house parties. and not here wanted to love to really explain well, i should probably culture. so california is about memory, i remember as a kid scenes were color and what it meant. it's been hard me to fill. i think color or tuesday of mine was it shows how you want to express yourself. now you feel my name's inca laurie, and i'm an artist, is on a base in north with london. my design started in 2011. i had
a small seizure which is just myself. from a young age of always locked design. the prompt interior of not no furniture rugs. the one of the biggest since me was living in adrien house, being an idea, and then, and leaving your house and, and being told your british how much was quite tough. mean, my honest pat hardwick sort of re both his court is what i love so much as a daily into my freights of work or moving my studio. and i think that was it was writers of tell stories, river designs and passed on to my mom and dad into objects church for example, walk, picture all put up the final furniture that was interested as a part of a limb, was storytelling of in defiance with she's in my gym and so forth flow because all week which of parables and that was how it will fit into much design practice more . okay, that's what my, what does it charter celebrate chemo grants within my upbringing also gives you an insight into my lap and into my journey trying to crepe with that we can kind of
connect to and give us some sort of sense of belonging and ownership of where it's a chair or on the parson prophecy, or the comic palace. we will have to some sort of memory that we attached to that building or that space. because we've experienced it today with the collective design market. quite lizzie's those people who knows in the 3 more relate to my story because they haven't been or lived how i pronounce. so he contradicted a story, which is fine. but i think i found it quite in south trying to get my foot in the door with it. so you know, hey, i'm trying to shoot up a different perspective of design and story to the swapping. it should be sort of my question. my producer started working on was it she lost it when it's when most when it's funny throughout to the end of last year stuff that she just give me a. she knows dishonest, soc started online wearing them on my feet, and then go to my phone and put my image on his gram. i got like 3 brother likes, which is crazy for a parasol. which doubtful case is interesting,
it is the one bit product. how can i now develop into fool collection that isn't just lifestyle so, so i'm with good been a tree product launch i'm working with i'm i want to visit, you know, we're a small team what we might think. we're just gonna just think keep it and comes and hopefully keep giving you the product thought, bring joy and love to your life. i think that's just a beautiful way to bring joy and love to life. you know, one of the best ways to express art is to music. you can ask danny on rappa and musician called slogan stone. we caught up with him in ghana as he takes us on a tour of the former capital of the shanty empire kumasi rock aloe b broadway. by the name flo game, stone. real name broke was zab. while my born and bred in this city of whom i sit, a city of my benefits, that i love kumasi,
he's got his 2nd largest c, t and the capital of the historical shanty empire. the city was also a symbol of resistance to the british colonization. wrapper and musician flocking stone is actually related to the royal shanty family. but he's not the only one around here with royal blood, everybody. and if he was right out because we are all the said down of the all right out the influence of the show t m player can be felt everywhere in the city as well. the king also owns the spot which holds the multi cultural center, flocking stone, texas to one of the workshops there to show us from doing craft traditional lecture until symbols which are handmade by craftsman, recommend messages of wisdom, and also show the distinctiveness of the shanty culture all my clothes, my cap might change everything my ring, everything is full of adding grass symbols to represent where i come from. we
passed by the heart of my c because the central market, it is the largest of its kind in west africa. more than 10000 traders walk here, right off the head of the flock instead of a chopped by. and it re solving traditional going the unfair at the f feet and one chopped by. you can get lots and lots of local flavors and muscle for muscle full is freshly med here. anytime after they think. i'm so happy. but mostly isn't just a royal city with brett food. it is also famous for its handle than cloth can to, which was featured in the hollywood movie, black panther as a symbol of african culture. when, when you check my videos and all that, you realize that i put on some key points just to represent where i come from because it's a representation of of the shanty people, the agonies,
the african just around the corner flocking stolen is shooting. he's beautiful. he's truck taking all that. he's faithful fonts around him in the video on more to like, oh yeah, yeah, yeah. so, so if it's going down right now and the ticket about video shoot, i'm here with a crew, mag jelly yet is, is the streets. this are securities, this kumasi, you know, does this representation of a stick, you know, one full centuries kumasi has been sent off a shanty guinea in an african culture. it's heart is still beating strong to the musical for, oh. well after that introduction to kumasi, i think it's time for you to visit god. don't you think so? i hope you enjoyed all the art talk to day time for an artistic pun. sadly, it's time to draw the curtains on the show. well, we are keen for your feedback,
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