The Many Lives of Mister Bongo

© Saâd Kadhi. All rights reserved.

Wooden statue by Jean Lambert-Rucki (Krakow, Poland, 1888-1967). On display at La Piscine, Roubaix, France.

The name of this piece dating from 1937 is The Man with an Overcoat. But when I saw it and decided to take a picture of it from this angle, I thought a better name for the resulting image is The Many Lives of Mister Bongo. I imagined an intrigue where he wouldn’t be the best agent of good…

Published by Saâd Kadhi

Archeofuturist & retromodernist with a knack for individualistic altruism

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