Mali Youth

Records, twisting, beach bumming, all-night posing, layered in textiles — photographs of Mali youth culture in the 1960s and 70s by Malick Sidibé.

Malick Sidibé documented an important period of West African history with great commitment, enthusiasm, and insight, focusing on Malian youth in the 1950s, and 60s. His portraits and
documentary photography captured the unique atmosphere and vitality of an African capital in
a period of great euphoria. . . .

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