Congo Calling 3D painting by Leon Keer

Congo Calling

Title: Congo Calling
Serie: Relativity Rooms
3 Dimensional painting
120 x 120 cm
Acrylic on wooden panel
Tin, produced from cassiterite, is one of the minerals that power our cell phones and tablets. Widespread forced labor, torture, child abuse and sexual violence is used as an instrument of intimidation by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to exercise control over a mine or the transport and taxation of the minerals.