Born in Lagos, Nigeria.
Andrew Esiebo started out in photography by chronicling the rapid development of urban Nigeria as well as the country's rich culture and heritage.
As his work began to gain international recognition, Andrew started to explore new creative territories, integrating multimedia practice with the investigation of themes such as sexuality, gender politics, football, popular culture, migration, religion and spirituality.
His work has been exhibited at the Sao Paulo biennials in Brazil, Dakart, Dakar, Senegal, Biennale Cuvee, Linz in Austria, Photo Quai biennials, Paris in France, Guangzhou Triennial, Beijingin China, the Chobi Mela V Photo Festival in Bangladesh, Noorderlitch Photo Festival in Netherlands, Bamako African Photography Encounters Bamako in Mali and the Lagos Photo Festival , Lagos in Nigeria among others.
He is the winner of the 2011 Musee du Quai Branly Artistic creation prize.
Andrew has been awarded a number of artistic residencies by Institut Franicais (formerly Cultures France) Visa Pour Creation, Paris, Africa Beyond programme,Gasworks, London, Gyeonggi Creation Center, South Korea and at the Bag factory Art residency Johannesburg, South Africa.
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 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, WHO, UNICEF, Women for Women, MSH Nigeria and several others.
His works have been published in books, magazines and websites such as New York Times, Courrier International, Le Point, Financial Times, guardian.co.uk, Marie Claire Italia, Time Out Nigeria, Mail & Guardian online, Bloomberg, Laia Books, Geo-Lino, KIT, CNN, AL Jazeera and African style magazine Arise.
He is based in Nigeria from where he works around the world.