Bamako Encounters: The African Biennale of Photography

Thirty-nine selected artists have been announced for the Pan-African Exhibition of the 10th Edition of the Bamako Encounters – The African Biennale of Photography, co-produced by the Ministry of Culture of Mali and Institut français, and curated by Bisi Silva with associate curators Yves Chatap and Antawan Byrd.

The Bamako Encounters received approximately 800 applications to the Call for the Pan-African Exhibition. It is the first time in the history of the Biennale that so many applications have been received, which demonstrates the growing interest of photographers and video artists, from the African continent and its Diaspora, of the Bamako Encounters.

Samuel Sidibé, General Delegate of the Bamako Encounters, Bisi Silva, Artistic Director of the 10th Edition and all the team of the Biennale wish to thank the artists for their participation and for the quality of their applications.

Congratulations to all the artists listed below :

PHOTO :
Hela Ammar (Tunisie)
Malala Andrialavidrazana (Madagascar)
Khalfa Besma Djemila (Algérie)
Filipe Branquinho (Mozambique)
Seydou Camara (Mali)
Mimi Cherono Ng’ok (Kenya)
Bakary Emmanuel Daou (Mali)
Mounir Fatmi (Maroc/France)
Uche Okpa Iroha (Nigeria)
Moussa Kalapo ( Mali)
Helga Kohl (Namibie)
Youcef Krache (Algérie)
Youssef Lahrichi (Maroc)
George Mahashe ( Afrique du Sud)
Nyani Quarmyne (Ghana)
Nassim Rouchiche ( Algérie)
Sihem Salhi ( Algérie)
Hyppolyte Sama (Burkina Faso)
Jean Euloge Samba (Congo Brazaville)
Nomwindé Vivien Sawadogo (Burkina Faso)
Thabiso Sekgala ( Afrique du Sud)
George Senga ( République Démocratique du Congo)
Ibrahima Thiam (Sénégal)
Aboubacar Traore (Mali)
Salif Traore (Mali)
Mudi Yahaya ( Nigeria)
Lebohang Kganye (Afrique du Sud)

VIDEO:
Ismaïl Bahri (Tunisie/France)
Steeve Bauras ( France)
Asia Nyembo, Groupe Périnium (République Démocratique du Congo)
Bakary Diallo (Mali)
Em’Kal Eyongakpa (Cameroun)
Coco Fusco (USA)
Simon Gush (Afrique du Sud)
Kitso Lynn Lelliott ( Botswana)
Randa Maroufi (Maroc)
Monica de Miranda (Angola/ Portugal)
Lucia Nhamo (Zimbabwe)
The Otolith Group (United Kingdom)

Aboubacar Traoré, Inch’Allah, 2015
Aboubacar Traoré, Inch’Allah, 2015
Nassim Rouchiche, Ça Va Waka, 2015
Nassim Rouchiche, Ça Va Waka, 2015
Kitso Lynn Lelliott, By and By Some Trace Remains, vidéo 10’, 2015
Kitso Lynn Lelliott, By and By Some Trace Rem
Bakary Emmanuel Daou, Le Temps Ebola, 2014
Bakary Emmanuel Daou, Le Temps Ebola, 2014
Nyani Quarmyne, Mbera, 2013
Nyani Quarmyne, Mbera, 2013
Hippolyte Sama, Ce manifestant exige devant le policier la levée du blocus aux alentours de l’Hémicycle, Ouagadougou le 30 octobre 2014, 2014
Hippolyte Sama, Ce manifestant exige devant le policier la levée du blocus aux alentours de l’Hémicycle, Ouagadougou le 30 octobre 2014, 2014
The Otolith Group, In the Year of the Quiet Sun, video 34’, 2013
The Otolith Group, In the Year of the Quiet Sun, video 34’, 2013
Lucia Nhamo, Portait of a Decade : Zimbabwe 1999-2009, video 12’, 2011
Lucia Nhamo, Portait of a Decade : Zimbabwe 1999-2009, video 12’, 2011
Georges Senga, Une vie Apres la mort, dyptique, 2012
Georges Senga, Une vie Apres la mort, dyptique, 2012
Asia Nyembo, Groupe Périnium, Perinium, video 18’, 2013
Asia Nyembo, Groupe Périnium, Perinium, video 18’, 2013
Youcef Krache, Vitrines Fugaces, 14 mars 2015
Youcef Krache, Vitrines Fugaces, 14 mars 2015
Moussa Kalapo, La Métaphore du Temps, 2015
Moussa Kalapo, La Métaphore du Temps, 2015
Aboubacar Traore, Inch’Allah, 2015
Aboubacar Traore, Inch’Allah, 2015
Mudi Yahaya, For Crown And Country, 2011
Mudi Yahaya, For Crown And Country, 2011

Apsatou Bagaya, Totems, 2015
Apsatou Bagaya, Totems, 2015
ains, vidéo 10’, 2015