Liner Notes: Malick Sidibé

Malian photographer Malick Sidibé is showing some of his works including Fans de James Brown (James Brown Fans), 1965/2008, in The Record exhibition at the Henry. You can learn more about Sidibé here…

Read this interview with Sidibé on Lens Culture, where he talks about his upbringing in Bamako, Mali and his own artistic journey.

Watch this video which details Sidibé’s unique portrayal of youth culture in West Africa in the 1950s and 60s:

View a selection of his works on the Jack Shainman Gallery site.
Make sure you make a trip to the Henry for The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, on view until October 7, 2012.

That’s all for now,
-Marian

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