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Jenevieve Aken

Jenevieve  Aken is  a  Nigerian  photographer who focuses  on  social  documentary  photography,  selfportraiture,  representation, and  the  transforming  urban condition.  She has  participated  in  the  pass  three editions  of  LagosPhoto  and  was   selected  as  a participant  in  the  LagosPhoto  Summer  School  exchange  program  at  the  Neue  Schule  fur  Fotographie  in  Berlin  in  2013. She  also  participated  in  the  African Artist  Foundation’s  Female  Artist  Platform  in  2014  in  conjunction  with  Ford Foundation. She  has  exhibited  her  work  extensively  in  Nigeria and  in  South  Africa and  has  worked  freelance  for  international  clients including  Jeune  Afrique  (Paris)  and  the  Finnish,  Norwegian,  and  Swedish  embassies  in  Nigeria.  She  also  works  as  a model and  was  awarded  “Model  of  the  Year”  by  MTN/British  Council  Nigeria  in 2011. Miss  Aken lives and works in Lagos
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