Official Carrier of Bamako Encounters
08-12-17 // 

Announcement of the winners of the 11th edition of les rencontres de Bamako, African Biennale of Photography

Samuel Sidibé, managing director of Les Rencontres de Bamako, together with Stephan Kutniak, Director of artistic exchanges and cooperation at the Institut français and Marie-Ann Yemsi, curator, today announced the winners of the four prizes for the 11th edition of Les Rencontres de Bamako - African Biennale of …

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02-12-17 // 

Book Lounge

The BOOK LOUNGE is a new initiative that offers a space for relaxation and exchange around photography books and magazines at the Biennale Village. Based on the notion of sharing, books brought by professionals, journalists and artists who will be present for the professional days can be consulted by all at the …

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27-07-17 // 

Announcement of the artists selected for the pan-african exhibition

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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17-07-17 // 

The poster of the Bamako Encounters

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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09-06-17 // 

Curatorial Advisory Committee for the 11th edition of Bamako Encounters

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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09-05-17 // 

Bamako Encounters : call for applications 2017

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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Institut Français
Ministère de la Culture de l’Artisanat et du Tourisme du Mali