Bouba Touré

  • Bouba Touré
Film director, Photographer, Writer
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv, Photo, Literature

Born in Tafacirga, 1948, former French Sudan, when he arrived in France in 1965, Touré lived in the migrant worker housing Foyer Pinel in St Denis. In 1969 Bouba started to work as a projectionist at Cinema 14 Juillet Bastille in Paris. A photographer since the 1970s, Touré has been documenting the lives and struggles of migrant workers, and of the agricultural cooperative of Somankidi Coura in Mali. Since 2008, this working photographic archive has been complemented by video productions. Touré co-founded the ACTAF (Cultural Association of African Workers in France) in 1971 and the Cooperative of Somankidi Coura in 1977. Since 2006 he has worked with Raphael Grisey to whom we owe their fantastic artistic collaboration.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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