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By Jennifer Bajorek
Published: 07 February 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0458-5
...P R EFA C E The seed of this book was planted in 1999, when I saw some portraits by the photographer Seydou Keïta in an art gallery in Paris. I was struck both by the images and by the discourse that surrounded them. One critic had ventured, of Keïta s photo graphs, which were taken in Bamako...
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... of Relation was published in 1990 in French, the year before Seydou Keïta s debut in New York. The twenty-year lacuna for Malick Sidibé and the striking forty-year gap, in the case of Keïta, between the end of the two studio photographers careers in Bamako and the beginning of their in- ternational...
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
...Figure 1.1. Seydou Keïta, Untitled ( Portrait of a Couple 1956/57, dated by arabesque backdrop. Printed in 1991 for Africa Explores. Chapter 1 Unknown Photographer (Bamako, Mali) We were already well known in Bamako but in the 1990s our work gradually became known internationally as well. Malick...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... This chapter accompanied a 1995 exhibition that curated black British artists’ responses to mid-twentieth-century African studio portraits by Seydou Keïta in Mali and Mama Casset in Senegal. With close attention to stylistic choices that reflect the agency of such practitioners, as well as the...
Published: 07 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004585-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0458-5
... on the eve of decoloniza- tion. The first is a series of photo graphs documenting a state visit of Modibo Keïta, the first president of the in de pen dent Republic of Mali, to Senegal. These photo graphs, which I saw in several diff er ent archives in Senegal, are, I venture, closely connected with...
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By Allison Moore
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... art photography and its subsequent growth within the city. The entrance of Keïta s and Sidibé s portraits into the global art world and the inaugura- tion of the biennale resulted in diverse effects. Through Glissantian neolo- gisms of opacity, creolization, errantry, and écho-monde in connection with...
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By Allison Moore
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... Photographie, MAP), 60, 102, 120, 123 24, 129, 153 54, 156, 158 60, 171, 241, 278, 283n56, 295n16, 298n54, 299n77, 303n25, 305n1 Africanness, 17 African photography, 21, 30, 32; as exoticizing, 33; focus of Bamako Biennale, 57; origins, 32 33; percep- tion of Seydou Keïta as sole practi- tioner, 50 Index 344...
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By Allison Moore
Published: 26 June 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... essential information and images for my project, including Fatoumata Diabaté, Alioune Bâ, Seydou Keïta, Malick Sidibé, Mountaga Dembélé, Agence Nationale d Information Malienne (AniM), Hamidou Maïga, Ad- ama Kouyaté, Soungalo Malé, El Hadj Tijani Àdìgún Sitou, Lennart Nils- son, Mayola Amici, Dawoud Bey...
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By Allison Moore
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... Africaines 38, no. 149 (1998). 280 Notes to Introduction 5 In fact, Keïta and Sidibé were just two of many studio photographers working across West Africa. 6 Originally titled Rencontres de la Photographie Africaine, the biennale has oc- curred every two years, with two exceptions a three-year gap...
Published: 07 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004585-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0458-5
...., there could be up to fifty clients waiting in line.5 The image of the crowd has become, today, a commonplace in the critical and curatorial lit er a ture on studio photography in west Africa. Seydou Keïta, the now world- famous studio photographer from Bamako, is rumored to have had more than 30,000...
Published: 07 February 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0458-5
..., near Mbour, Senegal, ca. 1962 180 4.10 An unidentified man at a microphone addressing a regional council, by unknown photographer, Senegal, late 1960s 181 4.11 Dignitaries seated on a platform during a state visit by Mobutu, by unknown photographer, Senegal, ca. 1960s 184 4.12 Modibo Keïta and Léopold...
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... educated at the Sorbonne, and he acknowledged the positive aspects of all cultures that contributed to his own creolizing identity; his introduction to agnès b. s exhibition catalog, which includes photographs by Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé, suggests that he would support the circulation of Malian...
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
...Chapter 6 Promoting Women Photographers In a Bambara myth of origin, after the creation of the earth and organization of everything on its surface, disorder was introduced by a woman. . . . In a word, disorder meant creativity. Maryse Condé The most striking local impact of Keïta s and Sidibé s...
Book Chapter

By Jennifer Bajorek
Published: 07 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004585-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0458-5
...Note on Geography, Spelling, and Language 1 Ouédraogo, Arts photographiques en Afrique, 96. Preface 1 Georges Meurillon describes Keïta s portraits as repre sen ta tions of people who are expressing a will to signify, represent, and authenticate this transition from the status of a colonized...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... This chapter accompanied a 1995 exhibition that curated black British artists’ responses to mid-twentieth-century African studio portraits by Seydou Keïta in Mali and Mama Casset in Senegal. With close attention to stylistic choices that reflect the agency of such practitioners, as well as...
Book Chapter

By Allison Moore
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
..., Elizabeth. Issues of Authorship in the Portrait Photographs of Seydou Keïta. African Arts 32, no. 1 (Spring 1999): 56 67, 94. Bird, Charles S., and Martha B. Kendall. The Mande Hero: Text and Context. In Explorations in African Systems of Thought, edited by Ivan Karp and Charles S. Bird, 13 26...
Published: 07 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004585-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0458-5
... Keïta, whose studio was in Bamako, claimed not to have experienced any restrictions on his activities as a photographer there: No one ever both ered me. If you want to be a mechanic, you have to learn how; you re free to learn. If you want to be a photographer so much the worse for you just go ahead...
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By Jennifer Bajorek
Published: 07 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004585-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0458-5
... Algeria, 1937 1962. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Bajorek, Jennifer. Decolonizing the Archive: The View from West Africa. Aperture 210 (Spring 2013): 66 69. B IB LIO G R A P H Y BIBlIography308 Bajorek, Jennifer. (Dis)locating Freedom: The Photographic Portraiture of Seydou Keïta...
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... African photography with the active participation of Ma- lian photographers Alioune Bâ, Django Cissé, and Harouna Racine Keïta.2 Bâ was the official photographer for the National Museum, and Cissé was locally famous as the city s commercial postcard photographer.3 The two French photographers traveled...
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
..., prior to the advent of the first biennale, in which he actively participated as co-organizer and photographer. Bâ was close to Seydou Keïta and served as the president of the Association Seydou Keïta until around 2010. Like Di- arra and Malick Sidibé (until his death in 2016), Bâ guest lectured at...