The IHA asserts that critical art about economic inequality should not stimulate further gentrification and economic benefit for a selected few in London, New York or Venice , but create wealth in the most impoverished places on the planet. The IHA wants to make sure critique on inequality closes the inequality  gap, rather than wide it. This ‘reverse gentrification’ at the IHA’s Research Centre on a former Unilever plantation in Congo does not chase away the working classes, but turns them them key actors in global debates.