Omar Victor Diop is a photographer whose portfolio is a testimony on the history and current mutations of African societies in and out of Africa. His body of work comprises conceptual projects, staged portraiture and self-portraitures, with visual references ranging from classical European paintings to postcolonial African studio photography. His practice does not only include photography but also involves costume design, textile research and creative writing. His work has been shown at venues including Paris Photo and FIAC, the Arles Photography Festival and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in New York and London.
As of March 2016