b. 1982, Laeïla Adjovi is a Beninese and French national. She grew up in Gabon and South Africa, studied political sciences and journalism in France and then lived in India and New Caledonia, before moving back to the continent.
Reporter and self-taught photographer, she is interested in documentary photography and photojournalism. Her favorite themes relate to social issues, daily life on the continent or the African cultural heritage.
Fond of processing techniques and film photography, she also experiments a lot in her darkroom and is developping an artistic approach to her craft. She lives and works in Dakar, Senegal.
In the past few years, her work was exhibited in Senegal, Morocco, Benin, France, South Africa and Ethiopia.