Born in Silinkine in 1991 in Casamance (Southern Senegal), El hadji Samba Diedhiou aka Baba Diedhiou, is a young Senegalese photographer-videographer artist.

Passionate about photography from an early age, Baba immortalizes, without restriction, each of his emotions, in order to interpret and reproduce scenes of everyday life.

Collective exhibitions

  • "Mbeuk-mi, Face à la migration" at the Galerie du Fleuve of the Institut Français in Saint-Louis from January 25 to February 18, 2020

Combining paintings, photographs and videos, the exhibition explored migration as old as the world and necessary for the very stability of humanity.

  • "Sentu, L'espérance" at the Blaise Senghor cultural center as part of the 10th edition of the Salon des Arts visuels du Sénégal from November 5 to 20, 2019

The exhibition brought together the young Senegalese creation from the 14 regions of the country

  • "Street expo" at the Jëndalma Artists Workshop in Dakar on August 31, 2019

As part of the collective "Les Fous de Dakar", the exhibition presented photographs from the series "Goorgorlu" (resourceful) alongside five plastic artists

  • "Typic Graphic" at Taxi Bamako in the Malian capital from April 5 to 21, 2019

With the plastic artist Khéraba Traoré, Baba Diedhiou presented a duo exhibition developing their technique combining photography and pastel, charcoal and colored pencils

  • "Reverb of films" at the Villa des Arts in Dakar as part of the 7th edition of the Partcours from December 8, 2018 to January 8, 2019

With the complicity of artists and photographers from backgrounds different nationalities, multiple views of the city have been exposed.

  • Libr'Art at the Libramont Art Fair in Belgium from October 27 to November 1, 2018

  • Collective Exhibition Sunu Wakeur Senegal 2018

  • Exhibition at the Senegalese Consulate - Lyon France 2018


Individual exhibitions


  • "Goorgorlu" or the art of getting by at Lulu Home Senegal from June 17 to 22, 2019

The photographer honored everyday heroes. The brave get up every morning to try to make their families survive, from the streets of Dakar to the Bamako landfill

  • "Niaka ", the initiation of Diola women into the sacred wood at Lulu Home Senegal in Dakar from March 23 to April 23, 2019

From an ancestral rite, the photographer clear the richness of this training school preparing the woman
take their place in society with strong moments of communion, exchanges and sharing

Selection of the short documentaries "Confessions of a Junky" and "Niaka" at the Digital Cinema Festival of Cotonou in Benin in 2018

Selection of the short documentary "Niaka" at the Banlieue Film Festival in Senegal in 2019