Credits

The Archive of Malian Photography would not have been possible without funding from the British Library Endangered Archives Programme, the National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation & Access Division, Michigan State University, and the expertise and dedication of the following individuals:

Project Director & Principal Investigator
Candace M. Keller (MSU)
Associate Professor of African Art
Co-Principal Investigators
Ethan Watrall (MSU)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Associate Director of MATRIX
Scott Pennington (MSU)
Head of Digitization & African Projects at MATRIX (2011-12)
Project Managers
Youssouf Sakaly (Mali)
Information Technology Specialist (Son of Abdourahmane Sakaly)
Catherine Foley (MSU)
Digital Librarian & Archivist
Preservation & Digitization Team in Bamako
Pape Bathily
Amadou Baba Cissé
Photographer (Assistant of Abdourahmane Sakaly)
Oumar Cissé
Photographer (Son of Mamadou Cissé)
Masarran Diankoumba
Photographer (Center for Photographic Training in Bamako)
Moussa Kalapo
Photographer (Center for Photographic Training in Bamako)
Sory Ibrahim Kouyaté
Photographer (Son of Adama Kouyaté)
Karim Sidibé
Photographer (Son of Malick Sidibé)
Translation Team in Bamako (ENSUP)
Tiémoko Samaké
Sibiri Sanou
Ali Sidibé
Kemoko Sidibé
Satigui Mamadou Sidibé
MATRIX Support Staff
Seila Gonzalez
Mike Green
Jackie Hawthorne
Dan Jaquint
Alicia Sheill
Austin Truchan
Consultants
Moussa Konaté
Director, Maison Africaine de la Photographie
Kassim Koné
Professor of Anthropology, SUNY Cortland
Alex Nichols
Photographer & Director of the Visual Resources Library at MSU
Heida Shoemaker
Art Conservator, specializing in Photographs
Jefferey Wollin
Professor of Photography, Indiana University
Undergraduate Research Assistants (MSU)
Anna Backman
Stephanie Colwell
Patrick Conway
Marisol Dorantes
Shelby Dosser
Emily Elconin
Lauren Gilbert
Linnea Jimison
Sarah Lapidis
Gretchen Mathos
Jassadi Moore
Benjamin Perfect
Jess Polus
Cassie Powell
Dylan Rickard
Dan Shin
Ian Siporin
Joseph Snowaert
Hayden Stinebaugh
Sarah Teppen
Daphney Weatherup
Kai Wu
Graduate Research Assistants (MSU)
Mohammed Alqizwini
Emily Riley
Michael Wilson
US Embassy in Bamako
Leanne Cannon
Deputy Public Affairs Officer (2011-12)
William Bellis
Public Affairs Officer (2014-2015)
Stephen Kochuba
Deputy Public Affairs Officer (2015-present)
Aboubar Cissé
Casimir Somboro