Etinosa Yvonne

Photographer
   
Protect Thyself
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 on exploring and expressing... read on
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Protect Thyself
Protect Thyself

Protect Thyself artistically addresses the global shortage of essential supplies that occured at the height of the global pandemic in 2020.

With the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), there has been a clarion call from health organisations and world leaders for people to take preventive measures to avoid getting infected.

So as to curb the spread of the virus, various world leaders imposed a lockdown in their respective countries.  This inadvertently led to a rise in demand for various essential items which became scarce owing to panic buying by individuals and the partial shutdown of the worlds' workforce.

Protect Thyself provides alternative ways in which humans can stay protected using age long traditions and everyday objects.

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