YaPhoto – Yaounde Photo Network is a new platform based in Yaounde (Cameroon) dedicated to promoting fine art, documentary and experimental photography, as well as lens-based practices including video and new media arts.
Adding to the local artistic landscape, with an international outlook, YaPhoto aims to nurture, support, and give exposure to an emerging generation of talented local photographers.
Our objectives are:
- to raise an interest in photography and related practices in Cameroon
- to promote photographers by enabling them to showcase their work
- to create stimulating encounters between image-makers and audiences
- to foster collaborations between similar photography platforms in Africa and beyond
- to assist photographers achieve levels of viability and sustainability
- to contribute to mutual enrichment through knowledge sharing and cultural dialogue.
Launched in September 2016 as yaphoto.co, an independent online platform presenting works by Cameroonian photographers, YaPhoto’s year-long programme includes research, workshops, professional encounters, exhibitions, and various public events.
YaPhoto is open to the submission of portfolios by Cameroonian or resident photographers. For more information, contact us here.