The President of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA / DRC), the plastic surgeon artist, Bruno Ilunga, during an exchange on Friday with the ACP, invited his fellow artists, from all sectors to capitalize on the wealth of traditional Congolese cultures to boost the sector art.
Bruno Ilunqa, who was speaking on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Académie des Beaux-arts (ABA), invited them to draw inspiration and exploit the cultural diversity that abound in the history and the many ethnic groups of the DRC, mainly in the immaterial category, including proverbs, tales, myths and rites, etc.
All these wealth represent, he said, the identity of the Congolese nation and a huge tourist resource to capitalize on this era of globalization where all artists focus on the technological revolution, its causes and consequences.
For the AICA, this approach is also a way for our artists to value Congolese cultures, such as we did their seniors in the 1970s at the time of the "use of giant works such as the" drummer Tam-tam of the FIKIN ", the Kuba and Pende statues symbolizing the spiritual forces of the peoples of the aforementioned tribes.
In addition, the president of AI CA / DRC has made a positive assessment of his organization which, since its establishment in 1972 in the DRC, has influenced the evolution of art and the birth of several streams of artists, through criticism objective of the artistic productions of all the introduction of the section of modern art and art critic course in all institutions of art education in the DRC (ISAM, INA, etc.)
The IAIS defines itself as a framework for reflection bringing together cultural operators from the fields of plastic art, ceramics, theater, music and media to evaluate artistic products and monitor the evolution of art in the DRC, one recalls.