The Kivus

The Kivus

The Kivus are two provinces, North and South Kivu, in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since almost 20 years there is a war raging between different armed groups, all looting the abundant natural resources of the region.  In 2008 the United Nations officially declared rape as a war crime and crime against humanity.

Series of 3, Polymer on copper and drypoint.

The Kivus 1: Colour, image size 25 cm x 18 cm (2015).

The Kivus 2: Image size 25 cm x 18 cm (2015).

The Kivus 3: Colour, image size 27 cm x 37 cm (2015).