Position Held in Invisible Borders: Board Member
Bio: Amaize was born on the 7th of June 1966 in Lagos. After he graduated from higher school in 1991 and worked for about 3 years, he decided to pursue a photographic career.
His photographic career has spanned a little over 16years. This has been under the tutelage of his father, J. D ‘Okhai Ojeikere (one of Nigeria’s foremost photographer). In the course of his career, at different times, he has participated in various photographic workshops organized by MR SUNMI SMART—COLE The Goethe Institute, The French Cultural Centre and The British Council (Lagos, Nigeria), Mon. Giles Perrin and Philippe Salaun in Paris, France in 1997, 2000, 2001 and 2003 respectively.
He has also exhibited his works in various photography festival and exhibitions such as Lagos STATandSICHTEN, Berlin and Stuttgart (Ifa gallery),The Unhomely: Seville, Spain; Snap Judgment, New positions in Contemporary African Photography: International Centre for Photography, New York; Depth of field: south London gallery London. Transferts (Brussels, Belgium) Ports de Afrique in 1994, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 respectively and most recently, the Idea of Africa (re-invented), Bern Switzerland 2011.