Sindika Dokolo’s plan to remake African identity
The mega collector, Congolese businessman Sindika Dokolo now is on a quest to return stolen African arts to their homeland. At the present moment, it has become a hot debate for everyone whether the westerners should return the African artworks or not. To give proper reply to this query, Dokolo raises his voice and speaks up that the collectors have obtained all the African objects legally or not.
Therefore, he conducts a worldwide campaign ad make the westerns museums, art dealers compel to return all the looted African art collections. Dokolo and his international team have achieved success in returning more than 15 artworks to their roots.
Dokolo’s search for mug shots
Dokolo has been searching for mug shots that are African mask for long days. Te proper research process helps Sindika Dokolo to find out the missing mug shots of Africa. He utilizes his power and popularity and makes the mask owners compel to return the masks at indemnity. Dokolo all the time wants to cling with the repatriation ceremony so that he can take African art to the next level.
By doing this repatriation process, he tries to create awareness among the African community. In this way, he wants to make African people to understand their great contribution to the fields of arts. It creates a big opportunity for young African to relearn their cultural history, values, rediscover their inner souls and the artistic creation of Africa.
The upcoming challenges for the African arts
The major challenge that is coming for African arts is to create an internal market. Dokolo thinks that Africa has everything such as middle-class people, industrialists, and patrons. The major lack is observed in collectors who will feel interested to collect from Africa, not from the outer side. It has become a big challenge for Africa. However, Sindika Dokolo believes that strategic planning, political powers, helping hands from millionaires will change the scenario in the internal African market.
Africa is on the verge of renaissance
Sindika Dokolo continues his searching for the facts that have become a stake to the progress of the arts of Africa and Africa itself. He believes that as long as the African artists, cultural workers will dig the deep for art collection, there will be great potentiality for renaissance in Africa's culture, global status, identity, and arts. Dokolo is on plan for new museums to address the issue of Africanity. Moreover, he wants to draw the attention of the African people towards their culture. It is his dream to arrange a radical exhibition in a unique way. He wants to see the amalgamation of both the classic and contemporary art forms, artifacts of various cultures from different regions of Africa.
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