London photographer Ejatu Shaw is currently pursuing an MA in photographic arts. Working in analogue and digital photography, she has carried out diverse fashion and documentary commissions for Dazed, Vogue, Hypebeast, OkayAfrica, Afropunk, Reform the Funk, 1991 Zine, Hunger Magazine and Galdem Zine.
Exploring identity, Ejatu often uses self-portraiture to reflect on powerful themes. She is passionate about lifting the black gaze and proud to be a black female photographer.
As well as fashion work in studio and on location, her documentary photography has included projects in Sierra Leone, supporting the Salone School Supply Scheme, which provides art materials and creative workshops for needy pupils.
She is currently working on creating videos about photography theory and has an ambition to run workshops with budding young photographers in her local community.