Yannis Guibinga

Yannis Guibinga is a young photographer who produces portraits that capture diverse African identities.
The artist won the 2017 Nestlings Award for Photographer of the Year. He has gone on to exhibit internationally in Moscow, Paris, Washington DC and Lagos.
Yannis's prints are striking. They'd make a bold addition to a collection.

Yannis Davy Guibinga is a 25 years old photographer from Libreville, Gabon currently based in Montréal, Canada. In order to contribute to a change in the narrative about the continent, Yannis Davy Guibinga has found in photography a strength and a tool allowing him to not only celebrate but also to document and represent the many cultures and identities on the African continent and its diaspora.

His portrait photography is a documentation of a new generation of Africans, unapologetically embracing their many identities and cultures in the face of globalization and Western cultural imperialism.

Yannis has worked for clients such as Apple, and he has exhibited works internationally in South Africa, Nigeria, France, Russia, United States, Switzerland and more, as well as featured on platforms such as CNN Africa, I-d, Afropunk and Condé Nast Traveler.

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