Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Interview with Malick Sidibé

Lens Culture... Interview with Malick Sidibé. "...African Photographer Malick Sidibé, was born in in 1935 or 1936, in Bamako, Mali, in what was then the French part of Sudan. He chronicled the exuberant life of the young people there in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, by making fun portraits of them in his studio, and also by documenting special events and parties. In the mid-1990s, he achieved some international fame, and in 2003, he received the Hasselblad Award."


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