Carlee Forbes
Doctoral, Graduate Student


Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

Art, Innovation, and Patronage in Colonial-Era Congo

Carlee Forbes will travel to Kinshasa and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Brussels, Belgium. Her research will focus on colonial-era art patronage as a way to better understand the ways that Congolese artists navigated colonialism in the early 20th century. She will visit archives and museum collections, speak with experts, and interview contemporary artists.


Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo