Exhibitions at Maison Africaine de la Photographie
The theme of the 10th Bamako encounters
The 2015 edition is an “anniversary edition”. Apart from the artistic aspect of the event, this edition of the Encounters helps to focus the news from Mali on cultural affairs of a more “positive” nature in terms of image and economic revival.
There will be a retrospective focus on past editions. The artistic project is constructed around the narrative of Time. Photographers are invited to create a n… more
For a sustainable world
9th Bamako Encounters - African Photography Biennial "For a sustainable world" November 1st 2011 – January 1st 2012 Artistic Directors: Michket Krifa & Laura Serani In Bamako (Mali), from November 1st 2011 to January 1st 2012, the Bamako Encounters - African Photography Biennial - will bring together over a hundred photographers and video artists, whose work will be exhibited for two months at various venues in the Mali capital. This year, the Encounters are exploring the… more
The Bamako Encounters, Biennial of African Photography.
Maison Africaine de la Photographie
Artistic Directors: Michket Krifa and Laura Serani
Delegate General: Samuel Sidibe'
From November 7 through December 7, 2009, in Bamako (Mali), the Bamako Encounters - African Photography Biennial will bring together some 100 photographers and video artists displaying their works for a month in different venues around the Malian capital. This year the Encounters will expl… more
Sammy Baloji (RDC Congo), Adama Bamba (Mali), Nadia Berkani (France-Algeria), Jodi Bieber (South Africa), Marie-Ange
Bordas (France-Brazil), Nabil Boutros (Egypt), Mohamed Camara (Mali), Ali Chraïbi (Morocco), Pierre Crocquet (South
Africa), Emmanuel Bakary Daou (Mali), Harandane Dicko (Mali), Saïdou Dicko (Burkina Faso ), Calvin Dondo (Zimbabwe),
Mohamed El Baz (Morocco), Fakhri El Ghezal (Tunisia), Ghislain El Magambo Gulda (RDC Congo), Dimitri Fagbohoun
(Benin), Heba Farid (Egypt), Sal … more
"Un autre monde" VI Rencontres africaines de la photographie de Bamako
BY SIMON NJAMI, CHIEF CURATOR
The difference between our world and a hypothetical other world is not as unbridgeable as we like to think. Indeed the sole function of the old masters of studio photography was to show us that world. By turning their sitters into icons immortalised in the permanence of setting and costume, they transformed daily reality into a unique and magical instant. Likewise the freedom expressed in photography in the years following African independence,… more
first prize winner: Youssef Nabil
5th African Photography Encounters in Bamako / Mali
Sacred and profane rites
The fifth African Photography Encounters in Bamako, organised by AFAA / Programme Afrique en Créations and the Malian Ministry of Culture and directed by Moussa Konaté, is a month-long event presenting African photography through numerous exhibitions, workshops, seminars, public film projections and other festive events.
Liste des photographes
Seydou Keita, Mali (1921-2001)
Van Léo, Egyp… more