Bisi Silva has been appointed Artistic Director 10th Bamako Encounters

Bisi Silva, photo: Jude Anogwih

Independent curator and founding director of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Bisi Silva, has been appointed Artistic Director of the 10th Bamako Encounters, (Rencontres de Bamako), African Biennale of Photography. This edition of the Biennale, which will run from 31 October to 31 December 2015 will be titled Telling Time.

Produced and organised by Mali's Ministry of Culture and Institut Français, under the directorship of Samuel Sidibé, director of the National Museum of Mali, the biennale is an international platform dedicated to African photography and lens-based media on the continent, with the aim of promoting and critiquing photography-based practices from both a local and international perspective. 

The call for applications for Telling Time, which is open to lens-based practitioners from Africa and the Diaspora is open until 30 March 2015.

23 February 2015