Goma Lumière

Goma Lumière by Benoît Baritegera Mugabo (RDC, 2017, 14 min.)

Two performance artists, male and female, roam the nighttime streets of Goma with electrified private parts, provoking the public in a spectacle of bewilderment, fascination, and curiosity.

Benoît Baritegera Mugabo is a multidisciplinary artist based in Goma who uses art as a means of advocacy and communication about the social conditions of his community and also environmental justice. He created the cultural center Ndoto art, a space for expression and enhancement of culture and peace by using art as a means of pressure to the rebel groups and other actors of conflicts in his region.