Zied Ben Romdhane - Tunisie

West of Life - 2014-2016

Rahima Gambo - Nigéria

Education is Forbidden - 2015

Joana Choumali – Côte d‘Ivoire

Ça va aller - 2016

Girma Berta - Ethiopie

Moving Shadows II - 2016-2017 - Courtesy of the artist and Addis Fine Art, Addis Ababa

Bianca Baldi – Afrique du Sud

Eye in the Back of Your Head - 2017 - Video installation 8’23’’ Installation view, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany

Bogosi Sekhukhuni – Afrique du Sud

Soul Contract Revocations, Dream Diary Season 2; Matilda - 2017 - Video - ©Bogosi Sekhukhuni, Courtesy of the artist and Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town/Johannesburg

Athi-Patra Ruga – Afrique du Sud

Miss Azania - Exile is waiting - 2015 - Courtesy of the artist and WHATIFTHEWORLD/Gallery, Cape Town/Johannesburg

Baudouin Mouanda – République du Congo

Les fantômes des corniches - 2017

Teddy Mazina - Burundi

Des tambours sur l‘oreille d‘un sourd - 2008-2015

Fototala King Massassy - Mali

Anarchie Productive - 2017 - ©Fototala King Massassy

Sarah Waiswa – Ouganda - Kenya

Stranger in a Familiar Land - 2016 - With the support of Les Rencontres d’Arles

Further to the call for applications to take part in the Pan-African exhibition of the 11th edition of the Rencontres de Bamako, entitled Afrotopia, we received more than 300 applications from artists and collectives based across the African continent or in its diasporas. The ongoing interest shown by the artists …

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The visual of the Rencontres de Bamako was unveiled at the press conference on 8 July at the Rencontres d’Arles. Photo Credit : Musa N. Nxumalo, Bongani Msiza - Alternative Kidz Series, 2009

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Organized by the Malian Ministry of Culture and the Institut français, the 11th edition will take place from December 2, 2017 to January 31, 2018 with professional days from December2 to 5, 2017. Marie-Ann Yemsi, Curator of the 11th edition of the Bamako Encounters, has chosen to take a more collaborative approach …

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Organised by the Malian Ministry of Culture and Institut français, the Bamako Encounters is the first and principal international platform dedicated to contemporary photography and new images in Africa. A sustainable platform for discovery, exchanges and interaction, the Bamako Encounters are known as a meeting …

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