The following photographers took part in these discussions and contributed to the project by sharing their work and their ideas: Alioune Bâ, Mohamed Camara, Ousmane Dago, Emmanuel Bakary Daou, Fatoumata Diabaté, Malika Diagana, Harandane Dicko, Alima Diop, Omar Victor Diop, Élise Fitte-Duval, Mamadou Gomis, Angelina Nwachukwu, Fatou Kandé Senghor, Malick Sidibé, Amadou Sow, Djibril Sy, Adama Sylla and Ibrahima Thiam.

The following German photographers took part in discussions during the workshop held in 2014: Lukas Einsele, Ricarda Roggan and Malte Wandel. The art theorist Sybille Omlin also contributed to the workshop with her presentation entitled "L'histoire à côté des images. Histoire orale et photographie, une relation pas toujours facile" [History Side By Side With Images: Oral history and photography, a delicate relationship]. This workshop was co-organized by Marie-Hélène Gutberlet and Bärbel Küster.