A LITTLE ABOUT ME
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Rachel Seidu (b.1997) is a visual artist working across photography and film in creating intimate, emotive portraits reflecting diverse stories and realities. Her practice involves a technical exploration of and experimentation with shadows, contrast and natural lighting.
In 2022, Seidu photographed the cover of the 2022 edition of We Need New Names, the Booker shortlisted novel by Zimbabwean author NoViolet Bulawayo. She was also shortlisted for the James Barnor and Yaa Asantewaa Prize in 2022. Selected group exhibition include Let’s take a moment (2022), O’da Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria, Sòrò Sókè (2022), Foto Wein, Young Contemporaries Exhibition (2020), Rele Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria and Boundaries of Reason(2021), Abuja Photo Festival, Abuja, Nigeria.
Seidu is a member of Black Women Photographers and the African Photojournalism Database. She lives and works in Lagos.
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