Studio Volta Photo (*signed*)

@ Sory, Sanlé

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Studio Volta Photo is an artist book based on a selection of photographs made in his studio by Sory Sanlé, a photographer from Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina-Faso, active mostly from 1960 to 1995.

The book is offered in an edition of 400 signed copies (Trade Edition - 120 €) and 100 signed and numbered copies including a signed and numbered gelatin silver print (Edition w/ Print - 600 €). The silver print is the self-portrait with the helmet present on the book cover (image to be added to the slides soon).

Editing and design by Sébastien Girard.

The book is fully printed with Risograph printing, spiral-bound, Japanese binding (pages "doubled", printed on one side only). Covers of the book and slipcase are silkscreen printing.

NB : Please choose your edition (Trade Edition vs. Edition w/ Print) using the drop-down menu below the price before adding the book to your cart.

76 pages - Softcover in soft slipcase

Tezeta / Yossi Milo Gallery, 2018 (400 + 100 copies)

Format : 23 x 30 cm

*Signed*  /  *Signed w/ Print*

New - Mint condition

120,00 €

Sory, Sanlé

Sanlé Sory is a photographer from Burkina-Faso who worked in his own studio in Bobo-Dioulasso and outside - mostly in exterior balls, dancehalls and concerts - since the mid-60s until the end of the 80s. He worked as a reporter, a record sleeve illustrator, an official photographer but mostly as a clever studio photographer. He captured the frontal collision between modern life and centuries-old traditions from this culturally rich and rural region.  © Sanlé Sory , self-portrait (on cover of the book Studio Volta Photo )
  • Presentation by Steidl :    "The studio photographs of Sanlé Sory and his participation in the vibrant music scene in Bobo-Dioulasso give us a picture of a cosmopolitan city shaping its independent identity in the 1960s through to the ’80s, the heyday of West African independence movements. Vintage photographs, seven-inch record sleeves and studio...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Burkina Faso photographer Sory Sanlé (b. 1943) began his career in 1960, the year his country (then called République de Haute-Volta) gained independence from France. Sanlé opened his Volta Photo portrait studio in 1965 and, working with his Rolleiflex twin lens medium format camera, Volta Photo was soon recognised as the finest...

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