Known as the world’s second lung, the Congo Basin is the Earth’s other Amazon. Yet it falls far short of the Amazon when it comes to the world’s awareness of it as a major player in the global environment.
Our first project, Congo Tales, is intended to help solve this.
We spent 3 years working with people in the Mbomo district to record their mythologies, helping to reveal the wealth of the Congo Basin and its people.
Congo Tales illustrates both with fine art portrait photographer Pieter Henket’s cinematic portraiture of the Congolese depicting their legends, tales and lore under the canopy of ancient rainforest from which they sprang.