ANDREW ESIEBO Tel:+234 8029064626 Skype: andrew.esiebo




 Solo Exhibition


Goals Diggers, Rele Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria


Nigeria Now, The Loft, Washington DC, USA.


Pride: Photographs of West African Barbershops, Tiwani Contemporary, London, UK


Na Go. Aesthetics of African Charismatic Power, Padova, Italy


Et si la rue était à l’origine du Football, Paris, France

 For the love of it, Spanish Embassy, Abuja, Nigeria


Group Exhibition (selection)


Civilization, The Way We Live Now, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea.

We Feed the World exhibition, Bargehouse Gallery, London, UK


Recent Histories, Walther Collection Museum, Ulm, Germany

 Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, Tampa

Art Museum, USA

Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, Olympic Museum, Lausanne Switzerland

 Freestyles, Wired Magazine, Tokyo, Japan

  Accessibility:Beyond Physical Environments, Thoughts Pyramid Art Centre, Abuja, Nigeria


DongGang International Photo Festival, DongGang Photo Museum, DongGang, South Korea

Close to Home: New Photography from Africa, The Walther Collection space, New York, USA

Lagos: Living and Working, Heritage Place, Lagos, Nigeria

Who Shot Sports, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

Before, Before & Now, Now, MIRA FORUM, Portugal

Les Recontres D’Arles 2016, Arles, France

London Photo Fair, Tiwani Contemporary Booth, London, UK

Paris Photo Fair, The Walther Collection Booth, Paris


The Problem of God, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen Museum, Dusseldorf, Germany

Open Range, Goethe Institut, Lagos, Nigeria

Fantastic, Michaelis Galleries, University of Cape Town, South Africa

The View From Here, Tiwani Contemporary, London, UK

 Visibles-Invisibles, Fondation Blachère, Apt, France


Whose Centenary? Art Project, Benin City, Nigeria

 Doing Hair, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa

 Dakart Biennale, Dakar, Senegal

 Rwanda in Photographs: Death Then, Life Now, Somerset House, London, UK  

  Personal Liberties, Raw Material Company, Dakar, Sengeal           


Before: Nigeria, Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Biennale Cuvee, Linz, Austria

Made in China, Institut Francias Mauritania, Nouakchott, Mauritania


Lagos Live Festival, Freedom Park, Lagos, Nigeria

The Progress of Love, Centre of Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria

Havana Biennale, Havana, Cuba

Moving into Space, National Football Museum, Manchester, United Kingdom

The World in London, The Photographers Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Photoqaui Biennale, Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Queer Africa, South London Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Papa Migration, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Beyond Football, Goethe Institut, Lagos, Nigeria and Savvay Center, Berlin, Germany

Hybrid Lives, Stephen Lawrence gallery, London, United Kingdom

Nigerians Behind the Lens, Bonham, London, United kingdom


Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Twenty Ten on the Road, Cape Town, South Africa

On top of the roof projection, Addis Foto Festival, Ethiopia

 Sharon Stone in Abuja, Location One Gallery, New York, United State of America

Lagos Photo festival, Lagos, Nigeria

Offline FV Film and Video Exhibition, Texas, USA

Africa See you, see me, Lisbon, Portugal

Black Motion, S.A.L.E, Venice, Italy

African Photography encounters, touring Italy, Benin Republic and South Africa


African Photography Encounters Biennale, Bamako, Mali

 Havana, Biennale, Havana, Cuba

 Pride Photographic Exhibition, Goethe Institut, Lagos, Nigeria

 Chobi Mela V Photography Festival, Dhaka, Bangladesh


3rd Guangzhou Triennial, "Africa Cinema" Screenings, Beijing China

 Artist Open Studio, Gasworks, London, United Kingdom

 Redeye Projection 08, Manchester, United Kingdom


2 X 2 d’Africultures /Afriphotos, Bamako, Mali

 Noorderlicht Photography festival, Groningen, Netherlands

 Hanging Around, Dortmund, Germany

 Ghana Memories, Accra, Ghana

 Lagos Nocturnal Vibration, Goethe Institut, Lagos,Nigeria


Football Worlds, Goethe Institut, Lagos, Nigeria

 Nouvelles Africaines, Paris, France


Awards / Achievements


Shortlisted, CAP  -Contemporary African Photography Prize, Switzerland


Nominated, Prix Pictet, Photography Prize, Geneva, Switzerland,


Nominated, Prix Pictet, Photography Prize, Geneva, Switzerland,


Winner, Artistic Creation Prize, Musee du Quai Branly, Paris France

 Finalist, The Sovereign African Art Prize

Nominated, Paul Hauf awards, The Netherlands


Nominated, Joop Stewart Master class, World Press Photo Foundation, Netherlands

Nominated, National Geography All Road program

Nominated, Joop Stewart Master class, World Press Photo Foundation,Netherlands


African Beyond Artistic residency, Gasworks and Photographers Gallery, London,UK


Winner, Visa Pour La Creation Prize, Afrique en Creation, Culture France/Institut Francais, France


First Place, Photoblogs magazine, photo challenge, Online


Selected Assignments/ Commissions


Nature Magazine on Center for Disease control in Nigeria, Abuja

New York Times Magazine on 100 Years of Bauhaus on Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Architecture

Belinda Gate foundation Evolve project, in Lagos, Nigeria

Stern Magazine Germany story on Obesity in Accra, Ghana

Guardian UK on House of God Church, Lagos        

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Magazine on Dangote Group in Lagos                  


New York Times on Renewable energy solution by GIZ in Gbamu-gbamu, Ogun, Nigeria

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Magazine on Eko Atlantic City Lagos              

New York Times, Style Edition, Vintage clothes from Lome-Paris

The Economist, 1943 Magazine Uk on Ghanaian Chef in Accra, Ghana

 Christian science monitor weekly

 FAO Italy on Agriculture in Zinder, Niger Republic              

 Vogue Japan, Lisa Folawiyo Fashion, Lagos

 UNICEF, Nigeria on Photo mission to South West and North West Nigeria

 Rotary International Foundation, on polio intervention in Kano, Nigeria


National Geographic on Martin Luther Kings Jr. Streets in South Africa

Le Monde « M »weekly Magazine on second clothes in Lome, Togo

LiberationMagazine France, Searching for Fela Kuties legacies in Lagos

The Guardian UK, Mega Churches in Nigeria and Home demolishion in Lagos

Time Magazine USA, photo profile on Food wastage réduction application developer in Abuja, Nigeria

Science Magazine USA, Photo reportage on Measles in Borno, Northeastern Nigeria

Republic, Sweden, reportage on Migration crisis in Agadez, Niger Republic

Famille Chrétienne Paris, Photo reportage on Leprosy in Abomey, Benin republic


New York Times Photo story in Northern Cameroon

Aljazeera Online photo profile of Lebanese in Lagos Nigeria

Rotary Club International Magazine in Yola, Nigeria

Temoignage Chretien, Paris, photo reportage on Lagos, Nigeria

Melinda Gate Fondation Photo mission in Lagos and Yola

UNICEF Photo mission in Northeastern Nigeria

UNICEF UK Photo mission in Northeastern Nigeria

UNICEF Photo mission in Chad

Actionaid photo mission in western Nigeria

World Health Organisation (WHO) Photo mission in Western and Central Nigeria

International Federation for Agricultural Development Photo mission in Western and Central Nigeria


UNICEF Photo mission in Northeastern Nigeria

UNICEF Photo mission in Northern Cameroon

Global Aid Fund photo mission in Western and Southern Nigeria

Swedish Institute Photo missionin Western and Central Nigeria

GIZ photo mission in Western and Central Nigeria

Liberation Magazine, Paris, France


UNICEF Photo mission in Northeastern Nigeria

DFID- Voices for Change photo mission in northern , southern and eastern Nigeria

Gloria Magazine, Finland photo mission in Western Nigeria


Guardian newspaper UK Global Development, Edition

DFID- Voices for Change photo mission in northern , southern and eastern Nigria

DFID- Justice for Change photo mission in Northern Nigeria

Svenska Dagbladet Swedish newspaper

Wings, Magazine, Arik Airlines, Nigeria

Geo Magazine, Franc




Panelist at conference, Looking For and Learning From African Public Spaces, University of Lagos, Nigeria


Mentor, Reclaim Mentorship program


International Institute for Creative Development, Abuja, Nigeria

Fotofactory, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria

Artist Talk at 2017 Fall International Photojournalism and visual representation course, The New School, New York.

Recent Histories on African Photography, WALEWA Haus in Bayreuth Germany


Tutor at the World Press Photo Foundation East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Speaker at workshop Creating Stories for Bigger Impact, Amnesty USA International DC

Master Tutor at the 2016 World Press Photo Foundation East Africa Master Class

Panellist on the conference “Beyond the Frame” The Columbia University, New York

Faculty Nlele Institute photography workshop, Lagos, Nigeria


Facilitator for workshop and exhibition “Made in China” by the Institut Francias, Nouakchott,



Du salon de lecture au salon de coiffure conference, Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France

VOX ARTIS: Andrew Esiebo at Raw Material Company, Dakar, Senegal

Artist talks to student of Photography Department, University of New York, Accra campus, Ghana


Religion and Communication, Department of Sociology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

 PechaKucha Night Vol 3, Terrakulture Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria

Talk with Photographic students of the School of Arts, Wits University Johannesburg, South Africa

Wide Angle conference on photography as public Art practice, Goethe Institut, South Africa

 Work-in-Progress, Centre for contemporary Art, Lagos


Africa United book, Ajax Stadium, Amsterdam, Netherlands

How to Score in International Market for African Journalist, Hague, Netherlands


Lagos/London Andrew Esiebo and Nilu in conversation, Goldsmiths University, London.

Africa Beyond Panel Discussant, Institute of International Visual Arts, London, UK

Artist Talk, Photographers Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Visiting Artist Talk, Gasworks contemporary art organization, London, UK

Student of Creative department, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria


Living Queer African, Mains d’Œuvres, Paris, France

Redeye Monthly photography Meeting, Manchester, United Kingdom




Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC) intensive training, Torino, Italy


Workshop/Meetings on LGBT/Queer Art, Goethe-Institut, JohannesburgSouth Africa


Photography Book design Workshop by Teun van der Heijden


Photographic Workshop by Stanley Greene (Noor Images), African Artist Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria


Road to Twenty Ten-multimedia workshops, World Press Photo Foundation Netherlands in Zambia


Road to Twenty Ten Photographic workshop, World Press Photo Foundation Netherlands in Ghana.

 Noor | Nikon Master Class, Lagos, Nigeria

 Video art workshop, Center of Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria


Pride Portrait photography workshop, Goethe-Institut, Lagos, Nigeria

 One minute Video art workshop, Center of Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria


Photographic workshop, Alliance Francaise/French Embassy Accra, Ghana

 Euroclass Masterclass Noorderlicht Photography, Groningen, Netherlands


Football Worlds Photographic workshop, Goethe- Institut, Lagos, Nigeria


in Journalism, International Institute of Journalism, Ibadan, Nigeria


Diploma in Desktop Publishing, King Business, Ibadan, Nigeria


Publications (selection)


CNN African Voices (Video)


Time Magazine: Lightbox

Geo Lino, Germany

Le Point, France
New Times, Rwanda

 Internatiozionale, Italy Financial Time

BBC Africa (TV)
BBC World service (Radio)

The Guardian, UK,
Think Africa Press
Art Daily
World policy Journal, USA


New York Times Lens

Sunday Times, United Kingdom

Courier International

Daily Mail UK

The Guardian

Art cities of the Future-21st Century Avant-Garde, Phaidon publication, United Kingdom

Financial Times, United Kingdom

Na God: Aesthetics of African Charismatic Power, (Monolog) (E. Esiebo, Grafiche Turato Press


Geo, Paris France

Wing magazine, Arik Airlines, Nigeria


Wing magazine, Arik Airlines, Nigeria

 Arise magazine, Thisdays Media, United Kingdom/Nigeria

 Time Out Lagos, Time out Nigeria


Nigerians Behind The Lens, Inden publication, Nigeria

 Africa United, KIT Publisher, Netherlands

 Unifying Africa, Photo Garage, Nigeria

 Blast Magazine, Sound City Media, Nigeria


Political Spirituality: The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria, University of Chicago Press

 Time Out Abuja, Nigeria

 Arise magazine, Thisdays Media, United Kingdom/Nigeria


Geolino magazine, Germany

 Snapp photography from Africa photographic magazine, South Africa

 A History of Nigeria, Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom

 Lagos a city at Work (second edition), Glendora books, Nigeria


Nigeria: Culture and Natural Heritage, Liaia Libros/ Gas Natural/ UNESCO, Spain

 Private International review on Black and White photography, Italy