Jenevieve Aken is a Nigerian Photographer/ Story-teller who focuses on social documentary photography, images and representation, and often adopts self-portraiture in her artistic practice. She explores personal experiences and contemporary social issues of identity, sexuality, gender and social roles.
She has participated in the past three editions of LagosPhoto Festival (2012-2014-2016) and in the photography exchange program at the Neue Schule fur Fotographie in Berlin (2013). She has exhibited her works at Rush Art gallery in New York (2016), the Ford Foundation in Nigeria (2014), Prisma Human Right Photo Contest in Venice (2015), Grid Cape Town Biennale in South Africa (2015), Joburg Art Fair in South Africa (2014). She has under taken an artist residency Program at the Villa Lena foundation in Tuscany, Italy (in 2017) and a residency Program at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (2018). Miss Aken lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria.
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