One hundred trillion dollar notes rolling from a cash point… Not the luring image of our annual end of the year’s mega prize draw, but reality, somewhere. Or so it seems.
The photo is part of the Bamako Encounters, the African photography biennale held in Bamako, Mali. This year’s theme is Telling Time, ‘which explores the complex and multifaceted relationship between images and time’. Inspired by both Mali’s rich cultural traditions of storytelling and the nation’s recent political upheavals, it seeks to draw attention to ‘the methods by which artists narrate real and imagined experiences.’
A few images selected from the long list of contributors: