Rob Jacobs is a researcher at the University of Antwerp and Aarhus University.

His work focuses on artistic and activist interpretations of the colonial past in public spaces in Brussels and Kinshasa. He uses action-oriented research methods and hopes with his actions to contribute to the debate on colonial heritage in Belgium.

Basic information

Rob Jacobs
Colonialism, DRC

Supported projects


  • Politics

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - On the eve of postponed Congolese elections, two Congolese and two Belgian film-makers are working on a film about Kinshasa and its resistance to the legacies of colonialism. The four filmmakers want to tell a story together.