Emmanuelle Andrianjafy (b. 1983, Madagascar) lives in Dakar, Senegal. She graduated and worked as an electrical engineer before pursuing photography in 2013.
Her latest project Nothing’s in Vain is her response to the experience of uprooting to the Senegalese capital. It is the winner of the 2017 MACK First Book Award, Contemporary African Photography Prize and finalist of the Aperture Portfolio Prize.
Her work has been featured, among others, in the British Journal of Photography, Contemporary And, American Suburb X, and CNN African Voices. She has exhibited at Photo London, the Aperture Foundation, the Athens Photo Festival, and Addis Foto Fest. She has taken part in the talks programme of Unseen Amsterdam and Paris Photo in 2017.
In 2018 her work will be shown at New Art Exchange in England, she will be the publication guest of the Valongo Festival in Brazil, and take part in the Lagos Photo Festival in Nigeria.
Andrianjafy attended international workshop Atelier Smedsby between 2015 and 2017.