The Everyday Projects
Yagazie Emezi, born in 1989, is a multi-disciplinary artist and photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria. She studied Cultural Anthropology and African Studies in the United States before returning to Nigeria to work as a Visual Curator for Bialere, a digital platform focused on showcasing young African creatives.
Her photography focuses primarily on documentary, fashion and travel around the African continent. She is a contributing photographer to Everyday Africa and a graduate of Borders Within 2016: The Trans-Nigerian Road Trip across Nigeria with Invisible Borders. She is a mentor on the Cointreau Creative Crew, a program set to promote the development of women’s creative freedom and expression. Her works have been featured on Huffington Post, MTV, Format Magazine, Essence Magazine and others.
Her works were recently shown at the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, VA, sponsored by World Press Photo.