They are designated by an appellation from which can be perceived all the indisputable force of their work acquired through the experience of a lifetime. Solid, they are because unbreakable. Nothing can tarnish a reputation acquired over the years and verified by the successes which crown their respective careers. Felicia Abban, Akinbode Akinbiyi, Jihan El Tahri, Armet Francis, Liz Johnson Artur, Eustaquio Neves, Youssouf Sogodogo and Deborah Willis, will therefore be called “Solid Rocks” as part of the 12th edition of the Bamako Encounters. This is another novelty of this edition of the African biennial of photography which celebrates its...
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