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Instagram Takeover: Emmanuelle Andrianjafy

Emmanuelle Andrianjafy worked as an electrical engineer before pursuing photography, also winning the MACK Photo Book Award in 2017. Emmanuelle will be sharing her work via our Instagram Takeover, August 2018.

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Emmanuelle Andrianjafy (b. 1983, Madagascar) lives in Dakar, Senegal. She graduated and worked as an electrical engineer before pursuing photography in 2013. Her latest project Nothing’s in Vain is her response to the experience of uprooting to the Senegalese capital. The work was the winner of the 2017 MACK First Book Award, Contemporary African Photography Prize and finalist of the Aperture Portfolio Prize.

Her work has been featured, among others, in the British Journal of Photography, Contemporary And, American Suburb X, and forthcoming CNN African Voices. She has exhibited at Photo London, the Aperture Foundation, the Athens Photo Festival, and Addis Foto Fest.

In 2018 her work will be shown at New Art Exchange in England and she will be the publication guest of the Valongo Festival in Brazil. Andrianjafy attended a photography workshop Atelier Smedsby from 2015 to 2017.

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