Youth in Revolt

August 2018, Sory Sanlé’s potent portraits of West African youth culture in the 1970s captured Burkina Faso at a pivotal moment of emergence. Now in his 70s, the photographer has been living in relative obscurity, an unsung bastion of Voltaic photography’s golden age – until now. By Tom Seymour.

Youth in Revolt by Tom Seymour, August 2018