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Etinosa Yvonne                    
www.etinosayvonne.me 
contact@etinosayvonne.me 
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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 CAP Prize Shortlist

2019 Joop Swart Nominee

Winner of the 2018 Lagos Photo and National Geographic Portfolio Review

Nominee for the 2018 Africa Media Works Photography Prize, London

GRANTS

2018 Women Photograph Grantee

EXHIBITIONS

2019
•    The FENCE, USA
•    Kigali Photo Festival, Rwanda2018
•    Photo Kathmandu, NepalPUBLICATIONS

2019
•    Black & White Photography Magazine, UK
•    PDN Magazine, USA
•    The Guardian, UK

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

ASSIGNMENTS/COMMISSIONS
2019
•    Sierra Magazine photo reportage on how girls’ education helps fight climate change 
•    Mosaic Science photo reportage on the use of Tranexamic acid to reduce post partum haemorrhage 
•    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 on 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 Nigeria2017
•    MSION photo mission in Northern Nigeria
•    YIAGA photo mission in eastern Nigeria

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

2018
•    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
•    Nlele Institute Mentorship Program for emerging photographers in 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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