Yagazie Emezi is an artist and photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria. She studied Cultural Anthropology and African Studies in the United States before returning to Nigeria to work as a Visual Curator for Bialere, a digital platform focused on showcasing young African creatives.
Emezi's photography focuses primarily on documentary, fashion and travel around the African continent. She is a contributing photographer to Everyday Africa and a graduate of Borders Within 2016: The Trans-Nigerian Road Trip across Nigeria with Invisible Borders.
|Photo cred: @theforgetterseye|
"Other memories were in New York where I strangely can't remember what late night job I had. But I remember always being tired and one time, I caught my reflection and could not recognize my own face for a few seconds. Then I saw someone watching me from their car and realized I was that person they had the questions for.
"What is she thinking? Is she going or coming? Happy or sad? I like these fleeting faces and brief thoughts on the intricacies in another's life."
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