Tag: Photography

malick_dancing.pnp

Maestro Sidibé

I have never been to Bamako, never been to Malick Sidibé’s studio in that city. In the later years, he would receive vis…

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From "Her Story" by Lebo Kganye

Bamako Diaries II

Africa is a Country culture editor Neelika Jayawardane visited Bamako for this year’s Encounters Biennale of Afric…

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Silver gelatin print 
Kenya c. 1900 (
36.1.26)

Cameras and the Indian Ocean

In 1883, the Sultan of Zanzibar, Barghash bin Said, commissioned a camera obscura room in the tower of his new palace, t…

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