2022 — Lagos, Nigeria
About this series
With “I Have Nothing” I am trying to draw attention to a new generation with emerging stereotypes and desires in Nigeria, reaching out to communities and employing artistic representation to tell stories that go beyond their present state but also innate traits, traits that have shaped their culture or have been shaped by their culture. I am trying to understand the nature of time in things, the fleeting desires that come with humanity and our everlasting thirst for purpose in both the material and those things which cannot be seen.
Photographer: Ebenezer Okike
Based in: Lagos, Nigeria
My name is Ebenezer Okike, a documentary photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria.
After graduating from the University of Nigeria I started documenting immigration and education in Southern Nigeria especially in areas affected by the Ambazonian conflict.
Then I took a different path, studying human actions and what drives them, exploring the world and how it influences our nature.