African Photojournalism Database
Ayomitunde Adeleke is a Botanist who studied photojournalism at the Nigerian Institute of journalism Lagos. Adeleke’s work focuses on people, culture, and societal issues relating to man and his environment. His work is a study depicting a person from diverse social-cultural backgrounds that explores and questions imbalances and inadequacies in society with the hope of finding solutions. In a sense, it is a visual narrative that actively seeks to engage with society and its conscience. Adeleke regularly experiments with innovative ideas and mediums and has succeeded in creating a niche for himself as a reputable visual artist. his works have been featured in Farabale Africa, World Press Photo, The Nele institute Lagos Life and so on, his works have been published in magazines, website, and Exhibitions such as Open society foundation, The bright continent, Lost in Lagos, " Whither I Stand And The Trajectory Of Vision" at the 12th edition of the Bamako Encounters in 2019. He was a Top 5 finalist of the Access bank ArtX Prize and also one of the winners of the PHmuseum x AAF Prize He is a member of the African Photojournalism Database (APJD) - a joint project with world Press Photo and Everyday Africa. He lives and works in Lagos.
2020 - Sim Residency (Iceland), 2019 - Access bank Artx Prize , 2019 - PH Museum x Aaf Prize , 2019 - SME100 AFRICA Nominee, 25 UNDER 25
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