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Gallery Talk: Volta Photo

May 17, 2018
12:00PM1:00PM
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

Join educator Paulina Lopez for an overview of Volta Photo: Starring Sanlé Sory and the People of Bobo-Dioulasso in the Small but Musically Mighty Country of Burkina Faso, a special exhibition that brings together photography and popular music of the West African country to present an immersive experience of a young nation negotiating its local, regional, and international identities.


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Ibrahima Sanlé Sory. Double-exposure self-portrait in Place du Paysan Noir (Black Farmer Square), about 1970. Gift of the artist. © Ibrahima Sanlé Sory. Courtesy of Florent Mazzoleni.