Mupia-Mupia is a Luba term that translates to ‘new and shiny’. The artist draws on this term as a concept to think through the metamorphosis of ages; shape, form, power, style, human and racial subjectivity through time. Monica Miller in her book Slaves to Fashion (2009:147) explains that “the aesthetic matters to black folk not as an escapist dream, but … Continue reading MAURICE MBIKAYI: MUPIA-MUPIA