Malick Welli is a Senegalese contemporary photographer. After studying management and administration, he learned photography in self-taught in 2012. Fascinated by the interactions between individuals and their own culture, he perfected his art around portraiture, in an artistic approach that positions the human at the heart of his work. His sensitive and socio-anthropological on society is sharpened and he tackles themes that encourage reflection, questioning, and the place of human beings in society.
His series "Diary of a return to the native village" was exhibited at the hotel Le Djolof during the Offices of the Biennale of Dakar 2016. Malick Welli, the "Photodidact", is now moving towards studio and documentary photography.