Mali: A Journey Through A Magical Country
Toumani Diabaté, the master of the 21-string Kora-harp, invited photographer Horst A. Friedrichs and author Peter Pannke to learn the innermost truths about Mali.
As they traveled along the Niger river and through the desert towards Timbuktu, a fascinating panorama unfolded before them. They explored varied and impressive landscapes like the rocky, inaccessible Dogon land, the mud mosque in Djenne and the tropical forests of the south. Encountering a spectrum of local personalities like Toumani Diabaté, Malik Sidibé, dancers, fortune tellers and dream interpreters.
The result of this journey is an inspiring book of light landscapes, that reveal a world where the past meets the present, and dreams meet reality.
Title: Mali: Reise Durch Ein Magisches Land
By: Horst Friedrichs & Peter Pannke
Published: 2008, Frederking & Thaler
Hardcover: 191 pages, 120 colour photos
Format: 30 x 25,2 cm