CV114 - Dakar. From the Studio to the Sidewalk — Érika Nimis
Ciel variable 114 - Masses | Monuments (Hiver 2020)
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Du studio aux trottoirs / From the Studio to the Sidewalk
By Érika Nimis
Dakar, a cosmopolitan capital city and crossroads on the Atlantic coast, open to all creative currents, has grown under the gaze of its photographers. An independent field of professional photography emerged in the 1990s, and the institution of the Mois de la Photo has contributed to legitimizing an increasingly engaged scene turned to creativity and permeable to international influences. In this essay on the photography scene in Dakar, I build on key moments that have marked its history since the nineteenth century...
Language : French and English
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Érika Nimis, "Dakar. Du studio aux trottoirs", Ciel variable, no 114, Montréal, 2020, p. 70-77.