: Stevens (N.) et al

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158pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., No Place, No Date


"This body of work focused on La Rumba as a whole was born from memories which Thonton had of his father and that generation of Congolese men who truly held a passionate relationship with La Sape or Sapologie (the culture and lifestyle surrounding the dress code of this dance form) ..." pg. 13

Thonton Kabeya was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo  in 1983, and lives and works in Johannesburg. He is a graduate from the Institute of Fine Arts in Lubumbashi. In 2006 he won the UNAIDS Award and the Belgium Council Award.