Born in Lagos,Nigeria.
He is the winner of the 2011 Musee du Quai Branly Artistic creation prize.
He has been nominated for the Prix Pictet. Magnum Emergency Fund, Sovereign African Art Prize, and Joop Stewart masterclass.
In 2010, he was selected for the Road to twenty ten projects to form an All-Africa Dream Team of 16 journalists / Photographers to provide alternative stories from the World Cup in South Africa.
His work has been exhibited at the Biennale Cuvee, Linz, Dakart, Dakar, Senegal Austria Photo Quai biennials in Paris France, Sao Paulo biennials in Brazil, the Guangzhou Triennial in Beijing-China, the Chobi Mela V Photo Festival in Bangladesh, Noorderlitch Photo Festival in Netherlands, African Photography Encounters in Mali and the Lagos Photo Festival among others.
His works have been published in books, magazines and websites such as New York Times, Courrier International, Le Point, Washington Post, Financial Times, guardian.co.uk, Marie Claire Italia, Time Out Nigeria, Mail & Guardian online, Laia Books, Geo-Lino, KIT and African style magazine Arise.
His attention to social issues has seen him working for several local and international NGO including Action Aids, WHO, UNICEF, Women for Women, MSH Nigeria and several others.
Andrew has been awarded a number of artistic residencies including a five-month stay in Paris under Cultures France's Visa Pour Creation, a three-month residency at the Gasworks in London as part of the Africa Beyond programme, a three-month residency at the Gyeonggi Creation Center in South Korea and 3 month residency at the Bag factory Art residency Johannesburg, South Africa.
He is based in Nigeria from where he works around the world
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- Breaking news
A rising fashion star
Ejiro Amos Tafiri, 28 is a fast rising fashion designer whose works have become a regular on the runway show of the annual Lagos Fashion and Design Week. The event has become a launch pad for Nigerian designers like Ejiro into the international Market.
Nigeria on my mind
Nigeria on my Mind' comprises of photographs taken by Andrew Esiebo on his travels around Nigeria. Over several years, working on both personal projects and commissioned work for travel guides and NGOs, Esiebo has photographed the rich cultural heritage, ethnic diversity and geographic beauty of Nigeria extensively.