African Photojournalism Database
Fawaz Oyedeji [b. 1997] is a documentary photographer and historian based in Lagos, Nigeria.
He studied Mass Communication at Yaba College of Technology [Nigeria] and is currently pursuing a B.A.E in History Education at University Of Lagos [Nigeria].
His passion is to use photographs as a means for examining important social and historic issues, particularly those related to local communities in Africa.
Fawaz is a recipient of the 2019 Eugene Smith Student Grant and member of African Photojournalism Database (APJD) a joint project by World Press Photo Foundation and Everyday Africa.
2018 - Second Runner Up, 2019 - Recipient, 2019 - Shortlist
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A uniformed cadet officer takes a stroll in the institution.
YOURS IN ARMS
is an ongoing project exploring the life of STUDENTS who are committed to conserving the history of a civilian run infantry at an institution in the city of Lagos. These individuals are reflected in parts of the school, uncovering their ability to fuse both semi-military and personal journey together.