Rahima Gambo (b.1986) explores themes of postcolonial Nigerian identity, gender, history, memory and socio-political issues through long-term visual projects she began to formulate soon after completing her masters in Journalism in 2014. Her work navigates the spaces between documentary, art and Journalism.
Her images can be seen on Roads and Kingdoms, the New York Times Lens blog, Buzzfeed News, Time Lightbox Photojournalism daily, Financial Times, Camera Austria, Quartz Africa, Forskning & Framsteg, Omvärlden amongst others. Rahima has worked for NGO’s such as UNHCR, Human Rights Watch, Malala Fund, Vitamin Angels and the Foundation for Refugee Economic Empowerment.
Rahima is a 2014 Magnum Foundation Fellow and an International Women's Media Foundation Fellow. She currently lives in Abuja, Nigeria.
MSc Journalism, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism (2014)
MSc Gender and Social Policy, London School of Economics (2008)
BA Development Studies, The University of Manchester (2007)