Chin We is a self taught photographic artist. She was born in Manchester, England and spent her formative years in Nsukka, Eastern Nigeria and adolescent years in London, England. She is fascinated by portraiture, capturing people’s essence and visual storytelling. Her work focuses on photography that empowers and celebrates identity, culture, representation, heritage and the African diaspora.  Her photography champions contemporary african culture and celebrates the african identity.
Chin We is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts.  Her work has been published on CNN and several other publications. She was featured on CNN as one of the leading African heroine women photographers to follow, nominated for RPS 100 heroines by the Royal Photographic Society England and won an honourable mention award in the People-Portrait Category in International Photography Awards(IPA) 2018.
Other than photography, she’s an Arsenal F.C supporter, Formula 1 fan and lover of music. Her varied passions includes art, fashion, food, travel and pop culture (founder of lifestyle blog www.abstractfriday.com)
                                                                                                                                                                                 
Awards 
  • 2018 Fellow at Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
  • 2018 RPS Nominee for RPS 100 heroines by the Royal Photographic Society Great Britain.
  • 2018 An honourable mention award in the People-Portrait Category in International Photography Awards(IPA) New York. IPA is one of the world’s most prestigious photography award.

 

Press

 

Publications

  • 2019 African Lens Publication, Volume 5.  African Lens is a publication that showcases and shares the diverse stories of Africa. The publication shines a light on the beauty, rich and diverse culture of Africa.

 

Contact: For general/work enquiries and collaborations. Please send an email to hello.chinwe@gmail.com