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White Cube in de Jungle, Metropolis M, August 2017, Sacha Bronwasser (Dutch)

What Is This Art Gallery Doing on a Congolese Palm-Oil Plantation?, Atlas Obscura, July 27, 2017, Sam Gaskin

The White Cube, art4d, July 27, 2017, Wichit Horyingsawad

The Repatriation of the White Cube, Diaphanes, July 5 2017, Clémentine Deliss

II. Los Angeles and New York, Even, July 1, 2017, Joanna Fiduccia

Guggenheim in Kongo, Frankfurter Allgemeine, June 16, 2017, Kolja Reichert (German)

Oma: White Cube, Domus, May 23, 2017

Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise, Art in America, May 22, 2017, Mostafa Heddaya

Renzo Martens en David Gianotten / OMA: het (post)koloniale dilemmaArchiNed, May 22, 2017, Paoletta Holst (Dutch)

OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture White Cube, Divisare, May 22, 2017

OMA-designed ‘white cube’ gallery in DR Congo highlights the plight of plantation workers, DesignBoom, May 18, 2017, Philip Stevens

Have At It: A Post-Trump New York Looks at How Images, Ideas, and Resources Circulate, Art News, May 17, 2017, Liz Hirsch

With the Banned. The Art World Should Mean the Whole World, ARTnews, May 15, 2017, Ruba Katrib

巧克力雕塑、种植园中的美术馆和刚果民主共和国的“贫穷资源” (Chocolate sculpture and White Cube on the plantations, and the “poor resources” of the Democratic Republic of the Congo), Creator Project Vice China, May 12, 2017, Sam Gaskin

OMA’s latest museum design opens with a burst of flames in Lusanga, DRC –but is it really the colonial reversal it claims?, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, May 11, 2017, Katrina Kufer

How an OMA-Designed Art Museum Just Opened in a Remote Town in the DRC, Arsty, May 11, 2017, Natalie Hegert

A Visit To Lusanga, V2, May 8, 2017, Michel van Dartel

Congo: kunst, chocolade, kapitaal, De Morgen, May 6, 2017, Sacha Bronwasser (Dutch)

Chocoladesculpturen bieden uitweg voor Congolese plantagearbeiders, De Volkskrant, May 4, 2017, Sacha Bronwasser (Dutch)

Chika Okeke-Agulu on Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise, Art Forum, May 2017, Chika Okeke-Agulu

Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise, Art Forum, May 2017, Claire Bishop

A New Art Museum Stands on a Former Plantation in the Congo, VICE Creators, April 29, 2017, DJ Pangburn

De Repatriëring – Beeldverhaal, De Standaard, April 29, 2017, Thomas Nolf

Congolese plantation sprouts art centre to help the poor, Agence France-Presse (AFP): News24 (South Africa), MSN Video (United Kingdom)Dailymotion, 21Frames,AFP Youtube Channel, Yahoo! News Canada, Yahoo! 7 News Australia, Radio France InternationalYahoo! Singapore, Modern Ghana, Pulse Nigeria, Channel Africa, Africatime, France 24, Getty Images, Pulse Ghana, Pulse Kenya, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Breitbart, April 28, 2017

RDC: après les plantations Unilever, un rêve contre la pauvreté, Forbes Afrique, 24h Congo,VOA Afrique, Afrique Télévision,AFP, L’Express, France 24, Le Point, Le Parisien, Orange Actualités,Orange Pro, La Croix, Journal du Cameroun, RTL Info, 5 Minutes RTL (Luxembourg), Niooz LuxembourgMedia Congo, Africatime, April 27, 2017

White Cube in de jungle, NRC, April 27, 2017, Renzo Martens (Dutch)

Kwilu – Inauguration D’un Centre De Recherche En Art Et Les InégalitésÉconomiques À Lusanga, Le Congolais; Le Poteniel, April 26, 2017, Stanislas Ntambwe

Een Dumas en Tuymans in de Congolese jungle, De Volkskrant, April 24, 2017, Sacha Bronwasser (Dutch)

OMA-Designed Museum With Subversive Goals Opens on a ‘Post-Plantation’ in DR Congo, Artnet, April 24, 2017, Alyssa Buffenstein

New museum on former plantation opens in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Art Daily, April 23, 2017

Woede aan de macht, Financieel Dagblad, April 19, 2017, Farid Tabarki (Dutch)

Nouveau Musée En RD Congo Pour S’Attaquer À L’Inégalité ” Lusanga”, CongoActu, April 11, 2017,

New museum in DRC to address inequality, The East African, All Africa, April 9, 2017, Bamuturaki Musinguzi

Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise at SculptureCenter, New York, Art Radar,March 24, 2017, Tausif Noor

OMA Design New Museum on Former Plantation in Lusanga, Congo, The Culture Trip, March 23, 2017, Freire Barnes

Museo e centro d’arte progettato da Rem Koolhaas. In Congo in un’ex piantagione Unilever, Art Tribune, March 21, 2017

A new museum-Lusanga International Research Centre on Art and Economic Inequality, NOWNESS Instagram, March 17, 2017

New Museum in Democratic Republic of Congo to Address Economic Inequality Through Art, Art Forum, March 17, 2017

Can art redress economic inequality? A new white cube museum on a former Congo plantation aims to find out, The Art Newspaper,March 17, 2017, Victoria Stapley-Brown

Congolese Plantation Workers Art League to Open Art Center on Former Plantation, ArtNews, March 17, 2017, Robin Scher

African Art in a Game of Catch-Up, New York Times, March 13, 2017, Holland Cotter.

Congolese artist displays chocolate sculptures in New YorkAl Jazeera, March 12, 2017, Gabriel Elizondo.

5 Show-Stopping Sculptures from The Armory Show 2017, Art Space, March 2nd, 2017, Amelia Ames

Can Art Really Make A Difference?, Huffington Post, February 25, 2017, Natalie Hegert

Critical Consumption, Elephant, February 15, 2017, Emily Steer

Chocolate and Capitalism Face Off in a New Sculpture Exhibit, The Creators Project (Vice), February 11, 2017, Abby Ronner.

Art, Poverty and Chocolate, New York Times, February 3, 2017, Randy Kennedy.

Congolese Plantation Workers Art League. A chocolate dilemma: Renzo Martens brings his problematic art enterprise to the SculptureCenter, 4 Columns, February 3, 2017, Ania Szremski.

Congolese Plantation Workers Are Making a Living Selling Chocolate Sculptures to the Art World, Artsy, February 1st, 2017, Casey Lesser.

OUT NOW: CATPC – Cercle d’art des travailleurs de plantation congolaise, Contemporary And (C&), January 28, 2017

Cacao Statues at the SculptureCenter, The New York Times, January 25, 2017, Robin Pogrebin.

Surfen of de diepte in?, (Dutch), VPRO gids, November 6, 2016, Rolf Hermsen.

How Artist Renzo Martens Aims to Funnel Western Capital Back to the Plantation, Artnet, November 1, 2016, Brian Boucher.

Kunstenaar bouwt Afrikaanse ‘Tate’, (Dutch) Volkskrant, November 5, 2015, Sacha Bronwasser.

Gentrification After Institutional Critique: On Renzo Martens’ Institute for Human Activities, Afterall Journal, Autumn/Winter 2015, TJ Demos.

‘Kunstenaars zijn niet beter dan multinationals’. Renzo Martens, wereldverbeteraar of zelfverrijker?, (Dutch) De Standaard, September 27, 2015, Anne-Sophie Dekeyser.

Kunstenaar Renzo Martens: ‘Ik ben niet cynisch’ (Dutch), Het Parool, July 21, 2015, Peter van Brummelen.

Interview: Kunstenaar Renzo Martens wil dat Afrikanen zelf verdienen aan hun armoede (Dutch), De Correspondent, May 30, 2015, Marian Cousijn.

Congolese portretten van pure chocolade (Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, May 29, 2015, Tracy Metz.

Die Schokoladenseite der Kunst (German), Art Magazine,  May 16, 2015, Raimar Stange.

Chocoladebeelden uit het oerwoud (Dutch), Knack, May 13, 2015, Jan Braet.

Renzo Martens, Artforum, May 1, 2015, Travis Jeppesen.

Mysterie van Geld, Kunst en Cacao, (Dutch) Parool, May 1, 2015, Jan Pieter Ekker.

Im Kopf nur Schokolade, (German)Die Zeit, 29 April, 2015, Kolja Reichert.

Renzo Martens. How the Dutch provocateur launched an independent cultural economy with plantation workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Art Review, April 2015, J.J. Charlesworth.

Chocoladekunst met extra emoties (Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, February 19, 2015, Renzo Martens.

The secret artists colony that wants to change the world with chocolate heads, CNN, 6 maart, 2015, Carrington Daisy.

Bekentenissen van de Imperfecte, 1848-1989-Vandaag, (Dutch) De Witte Raaf, Jan-Feb 2015, Jrg. 29 Nr. 173.

I want to gentrify the jungle, The Guardian, December 16, 2014, Stuart Jeffries.

Ongemakkelijke kunst voor een goed doel, (Dutch) De Groene Amsterdammer, December 4, 2014, Koen Kleijn.

Niet kunnen leven van de cacao, maar wel van de chocolade(Dutch) De Volkskrant, November 21, 2014, Mieke van Dixhoorn.

Dakloos bla bla bla(Dutch) De Groene Amsterdammer, June 25, 2014, Roos van der Lint.

Het streven – Hans de Hartog Jager. Kan hedendaagse kunst de wereld verbeteren? (Dutch), Literair Nederland, June 12, 2014, Martin Lok.

Heeft de artistieke autonomie zijn grens bereikt? ‘Ja’ (Dutch), Vrij Nederland, May 24, 2014, Carel Peeters.

De (on)macht van kunst (Dutch), Metropolis M, May 20, 2014, Floor van Luijk.

Kunst, de motor van de economie (Dutch), De Correspondent, May 19, 2014, Arnon Grunberg.

De kunst van relevant zijn (Dutch), De Volkskrant, April 7, 2014, Sacha Bronwasser.

Een aanslag als een kunstwerk (Dutch), NRC Handelsdagblad, March 28, 2014, Daan van Lent.

Art in the JungleHuffPost, January 16, 2014, Rana Florida.

On the Institute for Human Activities – Renzo Martens in Conversation with T.J. Demos (English), In: Scandalous: A Reader on Art and Ethics, Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2013, Nina Möntmann (ed.).

Malen nach Zahlen. Der Künstler Renzo Martens erklärte in Berlin, warum er ein kongolesisches Dorf gentrifizieren will (German), Suddeutsche Zeitung, September 24, 2013, Felix Stephan.

Kritisch pleidooi voor verbeelding en traagheid. Kunstenfestivaldesarts confronteert de ‘weldenkende kunstminnaar’ met de wereld (Dutch), De Morgen, May 11, 2013, Pieter T’Jonck.

Renzo Martens mag naar Yale (Dutch), De Volkskrant, May 2, 2013, Karolien Knol.

Artists come to create beauty and kindness. Renzo Martens in conversation with Artur Żmijewski, 7th Berlin Biennale Catalogue, August 31, 2012.

Renzo Martens in conversation with T.J. Demos. “Institutional Critique Ultimately Is Beneficial to Only Some Areas of the World”, Camera Austria, 2012.

Toward a New Institutional Critique: A Conversation with Renzo Martens J. Demos, Atlantica, 2012.

Kunst als banenmotor in Congo (Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, July 27, 2012, Raymond van den Boogaard.

World history and earth artE-flux magazine, June 2012, Sven Lütticken.

Let’s fake history, Texte zur kunst, June 2012, Sven Lütticken.

Burgerlijke ongehoorzaamheid (Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, May 3, 2012, Sandra Smallenburg.

A Recipe for a New Institute, A Political CookbookA Political Cook Book, Venice Biennial, 2011, Renzo Martens.