The 6 photographers invited to the Vagamondes festival come from Mali, Senegal, Mozambique and Côte d’Ivoire. Some, like Omar Victor Diop, are accomplished in line with precursors such as Malick Sidibé or Seydou Keïta while summoning the history of Western art and seeking to capture the diversity of societies and lifestyles of Africa modern. Others, like François-Xavier Gbré, in touch with time and the geography of the territories they cross – from colonial vestiges to landscapes redefined by current events -, summon the language of architecture as a witness to memory and social change. Whatever their influences – documentary, conceptual, architectural...
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