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 Sam Batali Charles Benoit Stephanie Colwell Patrick Conway Will Crecelius Marisol Dorantes Shelby Dosser Emily Elconin Lauren Gilbert Linnea Jimison Sarah Lapidis Gabriel Martino Gretchen Mathos Jassadi Moore Ben Nwachukwu Benjamin Perfect Jess Polus Cassie Powell Dylan Rickard Dan Shin Ian Siporin Joseph Snowaert Hayden Stinebaugh Sarah Teppen Daphney Weatherup

Graduate Research Assistants (MSU)

Mohammed Alqizwini Emily Riley Michael Wilson

US Embassy in Bamako

Paul A. Folmsbee

U.S. Ambassador to Mali

Leanne Cannon

Deputy Public Affairs Officer (2011-12)

William Bellis

Public Affairs Officer (2014-2015)

Stephen Kochuba

Deputy Public Affairs Officer (2015-2017)

Emma Moros

Cultural Affairs Officer (2017-present)

Aboubar Cissé Casimir Somboro

National Institutions in Mali

N’Diaye Ramatoulaye Diallo

Ministry of Culture / Minister of Culture

Moussa Konaté

Photography House (MAP) / Director (until 2018)

Samuel Sidibé

National Museum / Director (until 2018)