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Etinosa Yvonne                    
www.etinosayvonne.me 
contact@etinosayvonne.me 
+2348056875094                                                 

Etinosa Yvonne is a self taught documentary photographer and visual artist. Her work focuses on underreported societal issues as it affects the everyday Nigerian and society at large. Etinosa leverages on the immediate impact of photographs to shed light on issues that she is passionate about.                    

PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE                    
Freelance Photographer and Visual Artist (2017 – Present)                    

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS                   
2019 Joop Swart Nominee
Winner of the 2018 LagosPhoto and National Geographic Portfolio Review 
Nominee for the 2018 Africa Media Works Photography Prize, London                   

GRANTS                    
2018 Women Photograph Grantee                    

ASSIGNMENTS/COMMISSIONS 
2019
  • Photo reportage on the use of Tranexamic acid to reduce post partum haemorrhage for Wellcome Trust
  • ALIMA photo mission on curbing Lassa fever in Nigeria
  • YIAGA photo mission for 2019 general election


2018
Behind the scenes shoot for Girl Gaze                                               
  • Wall Street Journal photo reportage in Northern Nigeria                        
  • Wall Street Journal photo reportage on Herdsmen conflict in Nigeria                        
  • YIAGA photo mission in western Nigeria                        
  • De Correspondent photo reportage on the influx of migrants from Edo state                                               
  • ALIMA photo mission on curbing Lassa fever in Nigeria                        
  • MSION photo mission in Northern Nigeria                            


  • 2017                                              
  • MSION photo mission in Northern Nigeria                                              
  • YIAGA photo mission in eastern Nigeria                            


  • PUBLICATIONS 
2019
  • The Guardian
  • PDN Magazine

  • 2018                        
  • Amber J Stephens Blog, USA   
  • Culture Trip                                           
  • It’s Nice That, UK                                              
  • Alternatives Economiques, France                                               
  • Refinery 29, UK                                              
  • Daily Trust Newspaper, Nigeria                                               
  • Witness, World Press Photo                                               
  • National Public Radio (NPR) USA       

  • PRESENTATION

  • MFON + Magnum Photo Salon, New York                

  • EDUCATION/TRAINING 

  • 2019                                            
IWMF-WIN Women’s Media Leaders Bootcamp, Naivasha, Kenya 

2018
  • Nlele Institute Mentorship Program for emerging photographers in Nigeria                                           
FastForward women in photography workshop/mentorship, African Artist Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria 
Women Photograph Workshop, Photoville, New York, USA                                                                   
Native Creative Visual Lab, African Artist Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria                                                        
       
2011                    
B.A Theatre Arts, Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State.                                    
   

Etinosa Yvonne

Etinosa Yvonne (b. 1989) is a self taught documentary photographer from Benin, Nigeria. Etinosa’s work focuses on underreported societal issues as it affects the everyday Nigerian and society at large.
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