Etinosa Yvonne

CURRICULUM VITAE

www.etinosayvonne.me
contact@etinosayvonne.me
eosayimwen65@gmail.com 

Nigerian national, born in Nigeria, Sep 6, 1989. Lives and works in Nigeria.
Currently works as a freelance documentary photographer and visual artist.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/ RESIDENCIES
2021 Artist in Residence, Gasworks, London (July 5 – September 19, 2021)
2019 Electric South Immersive Media Lab, Cape-Town, South Africa
2019 New York Times Portfolio Review, New York, USA
2019 Blink Media Portfolio Review, New York, USA
2019 IWMF-WIN Women’s Media Leaders Bootcamp, Naivasha, Kenya
2019 National Geographic Storytellers Summit, Washington DC, USA
2018 FastForward Women in Photography workshop/mentorship, African Artist Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria
2018 Women Photograph Workshop, Photoville, New York, USA
2018 Native Creative Visual Lab, African Artist Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria
2018 Nlele Institute Mentorship Program for emerging photographers in Nigeria 
2011 B.A Theatre Arts, Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State.  
                         
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021:
It’s All In My Head, Full Circle Photography Gallery, Maryland, USA. Nov 11- Dec 11 2021
It’s All In My Head, ArtX Fair, Lagos, Nigeria. Nov 4 – Nov 7 2021

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021:
To Share, GetxoPhoto International Image Festival, Spain. 02 – 26 September 2021.
Be Brilliant, Donggang International Photo Festival, South Korea. July 16 – September 19 2021.
Through the lens of, Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal, the Netherlands. 24 June 2021 – 8 January 2023.
Data Fiction: 3rd Edition of Cairotronica Festival, Cairo, Egypt. 26 April- 1 May 2021.
Control, Format International Photography Festival, NewArt City. 12 March – 11 April 2021
2020:
Voices of the Wind, UNHCR Virtual exhibition.
Sublime: Between Solid and Vapor, Rele Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria. August 4 - September 13, 2020.
World Press Photo: Through the lens ofAfrika Museum, Berg en Dal, the Netherlands. 1 June 2020 - 23 May 2021.
Lumix Festival for young Visual Journalism, Hanover, Germany. 19 – 28 June 2020 (Digital Exhibition).
2019:
Wahala Dey, Nigerian Digital Exhibition, Alliance Francaise Lagos, Nigeria. 
28 November - 1 December 2019.
Whither I Stand and The Trajectory of Vision, off exhibition organized within the framework of the 12th Bamako Encounters, Bamako. 1 December, 2019 – 31 January 2020.
Black bodies, Grey Matter. Ake Art and Book Festival, Lagos, Nigeria. 
24- 27 October 2019.
In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity. The African American Museum in Philadelphia. 04 October 2019 - 01 March 2020
USA
Photoville’s FENCE, USA. 22 June, 2019 - September 27, 2020
In Search of Relevance: Locality and Remediation. Kigali Photo Festival, Rwanda 7 – 16 June, 2019.

AWARDS / COMMISSIONS/ GRANTS
2021 Nominee, Prix Pictet
2020 TIME's Top 100 Photos of 2020
2020 World Press Photo 6*6 Africa Talent
2020 Creative collaboration with UN Sexual and Reproductive Health Agency, New York
2020 Finalist, Zeke Award for documentary photography
2020 100 Heroines 
2020  Nominee, Foam Paul Huf Award 
2019  Grantee, Access Bank Art X Prize
2019  Finalist, CAP Prize 
2019 Nominee, Prix Pictet 
2018 WSJ Top 100 Photos
2018 Women Photograph Top 100 Photos
2018  Recipient, National Geographic/ Lagos Photo Portfolio review Award
2018  Nominee, Africa Media Works Photography Prize
2018 Grantee, Women Photograph Grant

MEMBERSHIPS
African Women in Photography
The Photographic Collective
Diversify Photo
Women Photograph
African Photojournalism Database

PUBLICATIONS
2021
New Internationalist, pp 57, UK (Sept- Oct 2021)
El Pais Semanal, Traces of the Violence in Nigeria, July 2021.
Oath Magazine, South Africa, April 2021

2020
NoWahala Magazine, Nigeria, November 2020
Nigeria Trending, Nigeria, November 2020
Internazionale, October 2020
Monthly Photography Magazine, South Korea, October 2020
Oath Magazine, South Africa, August, 2020
Bloomberg Businessweek, USA, January, 2020
Daily Trust Newspaper, Sunday Arts & Ideas, Nigeria, February 2, 2020

2019
SIERRA Magazine, November 2019.
Black + White Photography Magazine, The Hidden Wounds, Etinosa Yvonne on the scars of conflict,  pp. 08-16, UK (June 2019)

2018
Women Photograph, USA
Alternatives Economiques, France
Daily Trust Newspaper, Sunday Arts & Ideas, Nigeria, September 9, 2020

ARTIST TALK
2021, Women In Focus: Photography, Agency and Solidarity. Peckham 24, Talks & Event
2021, Talking Photography: Etinosa Yvonne in conversation with Afrika Museum, Netherlands
2020, Exposure Photography Festival, Canada (Virtual)
2019, MFON Photo Salon, Magnum Foundation, New York

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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