Adama Kouyaté is confirmed dead at the age of 92.
Adama was best known as a Malian photographer.
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
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RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
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RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
RT @injera_plantain: Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté has sadly passed away today. Kouyate was a nationally celebrated photographer, wh…
Adama Kouyaté
Born1928
Died14 February 2020(2020-02-14) (aged 91–92)
NationalityMalian
OccupationPhotographer
Adama Kouyaté (1928 – 14 February 2020) was a Malian photographer.
Biography
In 1944, Kouyaté went to Bamako to look for a job. He entered the Photo Hall Soudanais, the first photographic studio in Mali, and subsequently founded the Photo Hall Kati, near Bamako. In 1964, he went to Ouagadougou and opened the Photo Hall Voltaïque before returning to Mali four years later, to the city of Ségou. Throughout his career, Kouyaté captured the atmosphere of Malian society shortly after independence.
Adama Kouyaté died on 14 February 2020 at the age of 92.
Exhibitions
La Librairie Photographique, Paris (2011)
"Photographing the Social Body: Malian Portraiture from the Studio to the Street", Perlman Teaching Museum, Northfield, Minnesota
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