Malick Welli -Sénégal

Born in Kaffrine (Senegal) on September 22nd 1990, Malick Welli, started photography whilst at college, taking family portraits to earn some money on the side. He is self- taught and developed his photographic technique while pursuing business studies before becoming a professional photographer. A portraitist before anything else, Malick Welli would create his earlier series in a medium-size format in black and white, before moving into colour, with pigmented prints. Alongside his personal projects, Malick Welli also works as an independent documentary photographer for the international press, magazines such as Forbes Afrique.
Solo shows
2019 1.54 Art Fair Marrakech, Movenpick hôtel, Maroc
2018 3rd Edition of the AKAA fair “Also Known As Africa”, Paris, France
2018 Untitled, OFF DakArt, Dakar Contemporary art biennale, Galerie Atiss, Dakar, Sénégal 2016 Cogito, Hôtel Djoloff, OFF DakArt, Dakar, Contemporary art biennale, OFF DakArt, Hôtel Djoloff, Dakar, Sénégal
Group shows
2018 Dakar ville en mouvement, an exhibition organised by the bank“Société Générale”, Pullman Téranga Hôtel, Dakar, Sénégal 2017-2018 Duet, MuPho (Musée de la photographie de Saint- Louis, Senegal) : inaugural exhibition and permanent collection, Saint-Louis, Sénégal
2016 Les Porteuses, OFF DakArt, Dakar Contemporary art biennale, British Council, Dakar, Sénégal
2016 OFF DakArt, Musée de la femme Henriette Bathily, Dakar Contemporary art biennale, Sénégal
2016 14th DWG Art show, Dakar, Sénégal
2015 Transition, Galerie Nationale, Dakar, Sénégal
2015 13th DWG Art show, Musée Theodore Monod, Ex IFAN Dakar, Sénagal
2014 Pour les Noirs et pour les Blancs, Hierro Desvilles Gallery, Lille, France
Recent acquisitions
2018 MuPho (Musée de la photographie de Saint-Louis, Senegal)
Couverture, “Rêverie d’hier, Songe du présent” from the Musée de la photographie de Saint- Louis, Senegal
Diptyk magazine (June- September 2018) Afrique in Visu (June 2018)