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

Solo exhibitions 

2015               
Le Nord Cameroun, Institut Français de Douala
Femmes du Septentrion, Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de Garoua

2014               
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

2013
Les Enfants du Septentrion, Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de Garoua

2012
Couleurs, Alliance Franco-Camerounaise de Garoua 

Group exhibition

2016
YaPhoto#0: Ce que nous voyons, Musée la Blackitude, Yaoundé