In 2021, about 1.4 trillion pictures were taken in the world. Pictures aren’t just about capturing moments, they are a medium for self-expression.
Emmanuel explains the importance of pictures as a means of self-expression, referencing the different pictures taken by him. EmmanuelOyeleke, a visual artist, tech Enthusiast and the Creative Director of EOP Studios. The brand started out in 2012 and since contributed immensely to the growth of the fashion, art and commercial photography industry in Nigeria and Africa.
EmmanuelOyeleke is a Canon Ambassador and has won several awards in Nigeria and Africa including Future Awards Prize for Photography 2018 and The ASFA Fashion Photographer of the year (Africa) 2018, Fashions Finest Award for Fashion Photographer of the year 2019 and many others.
He held his second solo exhibition titled ‘The Huemanist’ in April 2019 at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos.
His portfolio includes editorials for some of the country’s most distinguished designers including Deola Sagoe, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Magazine, Genevieve Magazine, Schick Magazine, WOW Magazine and many more.
Notable commissions and collaborations include Martell, Jameson, Absolut, Canon, Tecno Mobile, Mitsubishi Motors and UNICEF. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx