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ABOUT ME

Taiye, a creative and self-motivated photographer, was born and raised in Nigeria and is currently based in  London/Cardiff, UK. With an unwavering passion for storytelling through photography, Taiye focuses primarily on fashion and portraiture, aiming to evoke emotions and convey personal experiences through his captivating work.

Embracing a strong commitment to promoting sustainable fashion, Taiye actively raises awareness about often overlooked issues as a climate enthusiast within the fashion industry.

An integral aspect of Taiye's artistic vision revolves around celebrating black beauty and identity. Through his lens, Taiye strive to showcase the diversity and profound richness of the black community. Every photograph Taiye captures represents an opportunity to capture something profound, be it an individual, a moment, or an idea.

Taiye is also the Editorial Director of Klat Magazine, a publication dedicated to spotlighting the exceptional achievements of young talents in the creative industry, both in Wales and beyond.

PUBLICATIONS
Photo by: Noah Bakour
Shortlist, Sony World Photography Award, 2023. Link
Generation Next: Vogue Greece Link
Dazed Club Link
Photo Vogue Link
Cardiff Life Magazine, February Issue Link
Alopecia UK: Tejai's Story Link
Spacecraft Magazine Cover, 2023
Aesthetica Magazine, 2023 Link

Shoutout Colorado, 2024 Link

EXHIBITIONS
Dathlaid Cymru-Africa Festival in both North Wales and South Wales
DER GREIF 15th Anniversary, Past & Present exhibition in Munich, avillon 333 at Pinakothek der Moderne and ZIRKA
Your 501 story: The Exhibition by Photo Vogue
Sony world Photography Awards Exhibition, Somerset House, London
Reframing Fashion Exhibition: Photography Campaign for Sustainable Fashion Brands in Wales. February 2023
Welsh Gifted & Black Presents "The Black Joy Exhibition" September 2022.
A Taste of Africa Exhibition, Wales. October 2022.
Young Creative Wales Exhibition by Spacecraft at Cardiff Umbrella.
AWARDS

Visual Arts Winner at Black History Wales Awards 2023

Top 100 Shortlist for Art Vue Foundation’s yearly prize competition 2022

Finalist Cardiff Life Awards 2023

WORKSHOP
Workshop leader with Jukeboxcollective
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