Blaise Djilo (born in 1964, Yaounde; lives and works in Garoua)
Blaise Djilo is a self-taught photographer who has been practising for more than fifteen years. Along his many professional encounters he learned analogue photography and black and white printing. He currently works in Cameroon’s Northern region where he is capturing everyday life as part of his personal practice and upon commission.
The two portfolios presented below are entitled Against the Current, looking at a Muslim educational facility supporting young girls and women’s education, and Feou Kake the documentation of a harvest celebration held by the Tupuri people in regions between North Cameroon and South West Chad.
List of exhibitions
Le Nord Cameroun, Institut Français de Douala
Femmes du Septentrion, Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de Garoua
Le Nord Cameroun, Institut Français de Yaoundé
Coquetteries de Femmes, Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de Garoua
Les Enfants du Septentrion, Annexe Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de N’Gaoundéré
Les Enfants du Septentrion, Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de Garoua
Couleurs, Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de Garoua
YaPhoto#0: Ce que nous voyons, Musée la Blackitude, Yaoundé