Seydou Keita - Portrait of Senegalese women (detail), c. 1950

Seydou Keita/ Seydou Keïta

Mali 1921 - 2001

Photography

Seydou Keita
Seydou Keïta
Male
Mali
1921

Seydou Keïta was a self-taught Malian portrait photographer, whose importance is recognized in documenting Malian and Senegalese society, rarely shown in our western-oriented society. The photographer worked primarily with daylight and for economic reasons took only a single shot for each picture.

Featured image: Seydou Keita – Portrait of Senegalese women (detail), c. 1950