Enjoy Poverty - Documentary Film Screening and Discussion
as part of the Dehumanization Conference at Blinken OSA
Wednesday 6 April, 6:00 p.m.
Film “Enjoy Poverty” (90min) by Renzo Martens, followed by discussion with Irina Botea, artist in residence, IAS-CEU, and Lukas Einsele, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
'Enjoy Poverty', is a provocative work by Renzo Martens in the Congo. In an epic journey, the film establishes that images of poverty are the Congo’s most lucrative export, generating more revenue than traditional exports like gold, diamonds, or cocoa. However, just as with these traditional exports, those that provide the raw material: the poor being filmed, hardly benefit from it at all.
The film is part of the "Dehumanization" conference held at OSA 6-8 April 2016.