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L'Oeil de Bamako - Photographs by Malick Sidibé - Courtesy of Tristan Hoare Gallery - Interview with Tristan Hoare

1814: Malick Sidibé began life in the small village of Solaba, Mali. It was thought that he would become a goat herder… how did Malick Sidibé transform himself into one of the most famous photographers in Africa?

TH: I'd say that's partly luck due to Malick's talent and his infectious personality.

Mali was a French colony when Malick was young and his talent was spotted by the administration. He was encouraged to enlist at the Institut National des Arts de Bamako and it was here that he met the French photographer Gérard Guillat-Guignard from who he learnt his craft. Soon afterwards Gérard moved back to France and Malick was able to buy some equipment and set up his own studio in 1958…"