Gwenn Dobourthoumieu


Contemporary Photographers


“More than 7000 in the Congolese capital, the evangelical churches play an essential role in the process that lead to numerous Kinshasa families abandoning their children. By giving a spiritual guarantee to the worried families, these communities of diverse and combined faiths, often stigmatized under the name of ‘awakening churches’ (or evangelical churches), have transformed a limited phenomenon into an ordinary and acceptable social reality within a period of 20 years.” - Caroline Six writing about Gwenn Dobourthoumieu’s Child-Witches of Kinshasa