YaPhoto – Yaounde Photo Network is an independent Cameroonian platform dedicated to photography and lens-based arts.
Launched by Christine Eyene and Landry Mbassi in September 2016, YaPhoto aims to support and showcase the work of Cameroonian and locally-based photographers and video artists, through a year-long programme of activities that include exhibitions, screenings, professional encounters, research, workshops and various public events held both in Cameroon and internationally.
The project also ambitions to facilitate a creative dialogue between Cameroonian and international practitioners.
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.
YaPhoto is open to the submission of portfolios by Cameroonian or resident photographers. For more information, contact us here.