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 undertaken a residency at the Villa Lena  foundation in Tuscany, Italy (in 2017).

Miss Aken lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria. 

For more information on Jenevieve's work, to get in touch regarding employment opportunities, or to just say hello, feel free to get in touch.

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