Philippe Koudjina

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Visual Arts (photography)
Africa, Western
Togo, Mali
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June 22, 2003
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Philippe Koudjina, born in 1940 in Togo to parents from Benin, worked as a photo reporter in the sixties before opening a studio in 1972 where he focused on black and white photography. The triumph of colour photography put an end to his work. Today Koudjina lives in extremely humble circumstances in Niamey, Mali.
Author: House of World Cultures


Group Exhibitions (Choice)

Exhibition / Installation
2005 "Spuren im Sand - Fotografien aus Afrika", Wasserturm, Lüneburg, Germany 2002 "I ka nyé tan“, Centre photographique d´Ile-de-France, Pontault-Combault, France 1998 "Eye Africa”, S.A. National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa


This artist took part in the following project(s) organized/funded by the partner institutions.

Portrait Africa

A Century of Photographic Standpoints

(15 January 00 - 12 March 00)
Night in Niamey, Niger, 1965