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Ali Bocoum (b. 1962)

The son of studio photographer Hamadou Bocoum (1930-1992), Ali Bocoum has continued his father's legacy in the Malian city of Mopti. At the age of sixteen, he apprenticed with his father, and he began running his father's studio, Photo Éclair, in 1982. He also helped to print his father's works in Denmark for the 1996 Bamako Biennale.


Fils du photographe de studio Hamadou Bocoum (1930-1992), Ali Bocoum a prolongé la tradition de son père dans la ville de Mopti au Mali. A l’âge de 16 ans, il a appris auprès de son père et est devenu le gérant du studio de celui-ci, Photo Eclair, en 1982. Il a aussi aidé au tirage des oeuvres de son père au Danemark pour la Biennale de 1996.

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    Ali Bocoum (b. 1962)
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    , 2000
    Silver gelatin print
    7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
    Courtesy François Deschamps

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    Ali Bocoum (b. 1962)
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    , 2000
    Silver gelatin print
    7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
    Courtesy François Deschamps

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    Ali Bocoum (b. 1962)
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    , 2000
    Silver gelatin print
    7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
    Courtesy François Deschamps

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    Ali Bocoum (b. 1962)
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    , 2000
    Silver gelatin print
    7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
    Courtesy François Deschamps