Archive of Malian Photography

African Studies Library

The Archive of Malian Photography provides access to preserved & digitized collections of five important photographers in Mali.

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We recommend the Archive of Malian Photography, which provides access the to preserved and digitized collections of the archives of the Malian photographers Mamadou Cissé, Adama Kouyaté, Abdourahmane Sakaly, Malick Sidibé, and Tijani Sitou.

Since 2011, a collaborative team of US and Malian conservators has been cleaning, scanning, cataloging, and rehousing circa 100,000 photographic negatives from these archives for long-term preservation and access.

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