Emeke Obanor Biography

"Emeke Obanor is an art photographer, a social activist and an advocate based in Nigeria. He uses photography as a medium to raise awareness around social justice issues, shining light on injustices facing people in his environment as well as across borders".

"Emeke Obanor’s aesthetic visual language, the result of his experience in theatre and art, has earned him recognition far beyond the borders of his country, various international awards. And a reputation for being 'intuitive" and "fresh". But whatever the minimalist beauty and the novelty of his visualizations: He is firmly rooted in what he considers his "commitment" to make his pictures testify to "empathy with the oppressed"..... Global Peace Award, Austria.

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