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Author: Sory Sanlé; Matthew S Witkovsky; Antawan I Byrd; Florent Mazzoleni; Art Institute of Chicago,
Publisher: Göttingen : Steidl ; [Chicago, Illinois] : The Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The studio photographs of Sory Sanlé and his participation in the vibrant music scene in Bobo-Dioulasso give us a picture of a cosmopolitan city shaping its independent identity in the 1960s through to the 80s, the heyday of West African independence movements. Vintage photographs, seven-inch record sleeves and studio accessories are all reproduced in the most extensive portrayal to date of photography and music as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Interviews
Exhibition, pictorial works
Exhibitions
Expositions
Entretiens
Pictorial works Exhibitions
Ouvrages illustrés Expositions
Named Person: Sory Sanlé; Sory Sanlé; Sory Sanlé; Sory Sanlé
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sory Sanlé; Matthew S Witkovsky; Antawan I Byrd; Florent Mazzoleni; Art Institute of Chicago,
ISBN: 9783958294004 3958294006
OCLC Number: 1037807150
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by and held at the Art Institute of Chicago, April 27-August 19, 2018.
Description: 181 pages : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Introductions --
Map of Bobo-Dioulasso --
Acknowledgments / Matthew S. Witkovsky --
Note to the reader --
To recognize one's picture / Matthew S. Witkovsky --
Becoming a studio photographer --
Customers --
In the studio --
Public life and private pictures --
Music makers and music lovers --
Volta Jazz : a band and its records --
The key to success : photography and fitness --
Amplifications : Sanlé Sory's great movements between photography and music / Antawan I. Byrd --
Modern times in Upper Volta : Volta Jazz and the Bobo music scene / Florent A. Mazzoleni --
The afterlives of images --
List of illustrations and exhibition checklist.
Other Titles: Sanlé Sory :
Responsibility: starring Sanlé Sory and the people of Bobo-Dioulasso in the small but musically mighty country of Burkina Faso.

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The studio photographs of Sory Sanlé and his participation in the vibrant music scene in Bobo-Dioulasso give us a picture of a cosmopolitan city shaping its independent identity in the 1960s through to the 80s, the heyday of West African independence movements. Vintage photographs, seven-inch record sleeves and studio accessories are all reproduced in the most extensive portrayal to date of photography and music as key popular art forms with local, national and international resonance.

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