Bët-bi is a new museum and center for culture and community in Senegal being developed by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and Le Korsa.

Pilipili Mulongoy (c. 1914-2007)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Pintades et tisserins

Thomas Hoepker (1936-)
Report on the Festival mondial des Arts Nègres de Dakar, 1966

Ewe cloth

Kifwebe mask
Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Architect

Mariam Issoufou, an architect from Niger and founder of the award-winning practice Mariam Issoufou Architects, has been selected by a jury to design Bët-bi.

© Rolex / Stéphane Rodriguez Delavega

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Hikma Community Complex, Dandaji, Niger. Photo credit James Wang.

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