GABON: Yannis Davy Guibinga

From The First Woman

Yannis Davy Guibinga is a Gabonese photographer, now based in Montreal, who does incredible portraits exploring race, gender, decolonization, and the history and culture of Africa. His photography series come in stories – I’m really taken by The Grief, setting out the stages of grief and the reconnection to the self. I’d suggest scrolling through the whole story, but here are some beautiful excerpts:

Another incredible collection is Boy Wives & Female Husbands, a look a third-gender and gender-non-confirming stories from around Africa:

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