Seydou Keïta: The Theatre of Aspiration

Jeremy Harding

Jeremy Harding on the Malian portrait photographer Seydou Keïta and the lively collaboration between himself and his sitters in Mali in the years before independence.

Images from an exhibition at the Grand Palais, Paris, 31 March to 11 July 2016.

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