Ebunoluwa Akinbo

Location: Lagos
Nationality: Nigeria
Biography: Ebunoluwa Akinbo is a Nigerian documentary photographer and an aspiring filmmaker with an interest in exploring societal and cultural issues as well as questions of identity. Ebunoluwa believes that ideas and imagination come to fruition... read on
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Credits: ebunoluwa akinbo
Date of Work: 09/01/19 - 10/13/19
Updated: 12/30/19
“This is 18” aims to capture what life is like for girls turning 18 in 2018 across oceans and cultures — in Lagos, Nigeria, Mexico and Mississippi, Ramallah and Russia, Bangladesh and the Bronx.
But while girls have long been the subject of the photographer’s lens, they have far less often been behind it. Young women photographers were asked to document girls in their communities — taking the photos and conducting the interviews themselves. Each photographer was paired with a professional mentor to guide them through the process.
The result is a celebration of girlhood around the world — across 12 time zones and 15 languages, featuring 21 subjects and 22 photographers. 

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Victims and Stigmatization (Scars)

By Ebunoluwa Akinbo — We begin by postulating what we understand as victim, Is it self imposed or as societal defect? And what does it leave behind...scars. Scars are..


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Behind The Shine

By Ebunoluwa Akinbo — Cleanliness is a culture that is evident in the city of Kigali, Rwanda, hence the Shine of the city. Rubbish does not clean itself, people clean..

Dustbin Village

By Ebunoluwa Akinbo — Over three decades ago, a swampy land mass became a settlement for some persons in Ajegunle; a cosmopolitan community situated in Ajeromi/ Ifelodun..
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