Malick Sidibé (1936) is a photographer From Mali ( Africa), famous for his black and white pictures of popular culture in the 1960s in Bamako. After Design and Jewelry studies, he studied photography in apprenticeship to Gerard Guillat-Guignard. In 1958, he opened his own studio, Studio Malick in Bamako and specialized in documentary photography, focusing on the youth culture of the capital. In 1970 he opened his portrait studio . His work has been exhibited all around the world. In 2003 he received the prestigious Hasselblad Award and in 2007 the Venice Biennale’s Golden Lion for lifetime achievement.
Kyotographie International Photography Festival
From April 13 to May 6, 2013
The Museum of Kyoto Annex