Alioune Bâ’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroMalian photographer
Is Photographer
From Mali
Type Arts

1959, Bamako, Mali

Age62 years

Alioune Bâ (born 1959) is a Malian photographer.

Bâ was born in Bamako. He started working for the Musée National du Mali (National Museum of Mali) in 1983. His art focuses on the body, in particular the hands and feet of his subjects.


Publications by Bâ

  • Alioune Ba Photographe. Les Carnets de la Création. Montreuil, France: De l Oeil, 1985. ISBN 978-2912415172. With an essay by Claudie Rieu, “Le bruissement du monde”.

Publications with contributions by Bâ

  • Photographes de Bamako: de 1935 à nos jours. Collection Soleil. Paris: Revue Noire, 1989. ISBN 978-2909571218. Photographs by Bâ, Mountaga Dembélé, Seydou Keïta, Félix Diallo, Sakaly, AMAP, Emmanuel Daou, Abdourahmane Sakaly, Malick Sidibé, and others. With a text by Érika Nimis. In French and English.