malick sibidé, miss kanté sira, 1965/2006, silver gelantine print, 60 x 50 cm @conrads, duesseldorf/berlin
malick sidibé, yokoro, 1970/2006, gelatin silver print, 60 x 60 cm @conrads, duesseldorf/berlin
malick sibidé, posing with my flowers, 1978/2006 gelatin silver print on baryte paper, 123 x 123 cm @conrads, duesseldorf/berlin

Malick Sidibé

Malick Sidibé was born in1936 in Soloba in southern French Sudan (now Mali). His drawing ability was noted at an early age, which resulted in his being accepted for an advanced artistic education in Bamako, where he moved in 1952 to study at the School for Sudanese Arts (now the National Institute of Art). He graduated in jewelry production in1955. French photographer Gérard Guillat had heard about his drawing skills and asked him to do the interior design for his studio ‚Photo Service‚. Later...  [more]