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atane:

In response to the situation in Mali, Fatoumata Diawara has gathered together over 40 of the Country’s most renowned musicians to record a video and song calling for peace. The track is called ‘Mali-ko’ (La Paix) and includes Amadou and Mariam, Oumou Sangare, Bassekou Kouyate, Vieux Farka Toure, Djelimadi Tounkara, Toumani Diabate, Khaira Arby, Kasse Mady Diabate, Baba Salah, Afel Bocoum and Habib Koite amongst many others.

Video available soon.

Video available now here!

(via catherinewillis)

Fanta Sacko, Jelike Jan


nabokovcazandomariposas:

Finimugo Hunter’s Tunic Bamana people Mali 20th century Strip woven cotton, negative painting technique (bogolanfini)  Size: 48” x 30 1/2” Ex collection Jack Lenor Larsen
http://www.andresmoragatextileart.com/textiles/african/central-africa/kuba-skirt-dengese-type/

nabokovcazandomariposas:

Finimugo
Hunter’s Tunic
Bamana people
Mali
20th century
Strip woven cotton, negative painting technique (bogolanfini)
Size: 48” x 30 1/2”
Ex collection Jack Lenor Larsen

http://www.andresmoragatextileart.com/textiles/african/central-africa/kuba-skirt-dengese-type/

Oumou Sangaré, Djigui

(via )


kicker-of-elves:

Labbezanga near the Mali-Niger border National Geographic August 1975 Georg Gerster

kicker-of-elves:

Labbezanga near the Mali-Niger border National Geographic August 1975 Georg Gerster

Fanta Sacko, Jimbe Waba Dabola, from Musiques du Mali

Fanta Sakho [Sacko], Sita.

I cannot believe I only found this one song on youtube.

Robert van Koesveld, Elemental 14, Mud Mosque, Mali (Timbuktu) (yama-bato)

Robert van KoesveldElemental 14, Mud Mosque, Mali (Timbuktu) (yama-bato)

Bamako ending featuring the beautiful song, Naam, performed by Christy Azuma [but you see here Malian actress Aïssa Maïga]

Abderrahmane Sissako’s film puts the World Bank on trial (literally) detailing its destructive influence in Africa, all summed up with actress Aïssa Maïga’s tears. (kosdetermination)

Sidiki Diabaté, Mariama Kouyaté, Mody Tounkará (by ngoniba)

Toumani Diabaté, Ali’s Here, Niafunke


Ali Farka Touré, Cousins (Niafunke)


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