Born in Lagos, Nigeria.
Andrew Esiebo is a visual story telling who started out in photography by chronicling the rapid development of urban Nigeria as well as the country's rich culture and heritage.
As Andrew progressed with his career he started to explore new creative territory, integrating multimedia practice with the investigation of themes such as sexuality, gender politics, football, popular culture, migration, religion and spirituality.
He is a Winner of the Visa Pour La Creation Prize of the Institut Francias, France.
He is a winner of the Musee du Quai Branly Artistic creation prize.
He has been nominated for the Prix Pictet, Magnium Emergency Fund, Sovereign African Art Prize and Joop Stewart masterclass and many others.
In 2010, he was selected for the Road to twenty ten project to form an All-Africa Dream Team of 16 journalists / Photographers to provide alternative stories from the World Cup in South Africa.
His work has been exhibited at the Sao Paulo biennial in Brazil, Dakart Biennial in Senegal, Biennale Cuvee, Linz, Austria, Photoquai biennial in France, Guangzhou Triennial in China, Chobi Mela V Photo Festival in Bangladesh, Noorderlitch Photo Festival in Netherlands, Bamako Photography biennial in Mali and the Lagos Photo Festival in Nigeria and among others.
His works have been published in books, magazines and websites such as New York Times, Courrier International, Le Point, CNN African Voices, Washington Post Financial Times, guardian.co.uk, Marie Claire Italia, Le Monde-M Magazine, Time Out Nigeria, Mail & Guardian online, Laia Books, Geo-Lino, KIT and African style magazine Arise and Science Magazine.
His attention to social issues has seen him working for several local and international institutions including The Kings College London, University of Padova, Italy, The Photographers Gallery, London, Action Aids, National Geographic’s, Women for Women, MSH Nigeria, World Press Photo and several others.
Andrew has been awarded a number of artistic residencies including a five-month stay in Paris under Cultures France's Visa Pour Creation, a three-month residency at the Gasworks in London as part of the Africa Beyond programme, a three-month residency at the Gyeonggi Creation Center in South Korea and 3 month residency at the Bag factory Art residency Johannesburg, South Africa.
His works are included several of Public and private art collection.
He is based in Nigeria from where he works around the world.
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