Aime Mpane Enkobo is active/lives in Congo, The Democratic Republic of The. Aime Enkobo is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography Aime Enkobo
Born in Kinshasa, but a long-term resident of Brussels, Aime Mpane maintains a
studio in both cities, traveling frequently between the two. The son
and grandson of woodcarvers, his main interest is in the colonial and
post-colonial relationship between the Congo and Belgium.
Mpane takes as
his starting point the moment King Leopold II seized control of the
'Congo Free State' in 1884. Leopold held onto power in the Congo using
his mercenaries, the 'Force Publique'. Under his regime, it has been
estimated that millions of Congolese may have died as a result of his
administrative abuses of the country's people and resources. Leopold was
eventually forced to relinquish power in 1908 by the
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