Adaeze Okafor, (1994)

Adaeze Okaro (b.1994) was born and raised in Enugu state Nigeria.

She is a self taught photographer whose work features colorful & lucid portraits of black women & men. With each photograph she takes, she leaves cultural traces of her origin. She has been inspired by family photo albums which consisted of photos of her mother, father, brothers and the beautiful women and aesthetics from Nigeria’s booming movie industry, Nollywood. Obiageli ’s work continues to showcase the endless beauty of the black woman and most of all dismantling beauty cut off marks & stereotypes.

She has worked for companies such as Dove, Getty Images, Girlgaze, VSCO, Adobe & more.