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The WISER Podcast | Episode 11 with Ruth Sacks

Thursday, 16 July, 2020 (All day)

In the latest episode of The WISER PodcastRuth Sacks discusses post-independence sites in Kinshasa, focusing especially on L’Échangeur [the Exchange] in Limete as a means of understanding processes of disrepair and reconstruction in the city today.

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Ruth Sacks is a South African visual artist and academic based in Johannesburg who completed her PhD at WiSER and currently holds a Postdoc at the SARChI Chair for Social Change at the University of Fort Hare. Sacks’ first academic book, Congo Style: From Art Nouveau to African Independence (Michigan University Press and Wits University Press), is forthcoming in 2021.