Etinosa Yvonne

Photographer
   
Kofar Mata Dye Pits
Location: Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Biography: Etinosa Yvonne (b. 1989) is a self-taught documentary photographer and visual artist born and brought up in Nigeria. She works with various art forms including photos and videos.  The primary focus of her work is the exploration of... MORE
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Kofar Mata Dye Pits
Copyright Etinosa Yvonne 2022
Date of Work Mar 2021 - May 2021
Updated May 2021
Location Kano
Topics Architecture, Documentary, Editorial, Fine Art, Landscape, Photography, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Spotlight
Kofar Mata Dye Pit

Located in the heart of Kano, Kofar Mata Dye Pit is one of the oldest dye pits in Nigeria. The place which has been in existence since 1498 is a popular tourist destination in Kano. The dyers have been able to preserve that age long tradition of using natural ingredients to dye fabrics.

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