BIOGRAPHY

Fawaz Oyedeji is a documentary photographer, historian & cartographer from Oyo, Nigeria. 

His body of works is largely fixated on examining socio-cultural & environmental practices particularly those related to local communities in Africa. 

Fawaz is a recipient of the 2019 Eugene Smith Student Grant & serves as a member of Diversify Photo. He studied Mass Communication at Yaba College of Technology [Nigeria] & is currently pursuing a B.A.E in History Education at the University Of Lagos [Nigeria]. A mentee of the VII Academy Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Kigali, & Canon Storytelling Workshop in Lagos. He is a nominee of the 2020 cycle of the World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent & was shortlisted in 2019 for the prestigious Alexia Foundation Student Grant.

Oyedeji is based in Lagos, Nigeria & is available for assignments. Click here for full CV.


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