Ilvy Njiokiktjien is an independent photographer and multimedia journalist based in the Netherlands. She has worked in many parts of the world, with a focus on Africa. As a news and documentary photographer, she covers current affairs and contemporary social issues. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, NRC Handelsblad, Der Spiegel, Telegraph Magazine and l’Espresso, among others, and was exhibited at Visa pour l’Image in 2012. Accolades include a Canon AFJ Award, a World Press Photo Multimedia Award, and first prize in POYi’s Issue Reporting Multimedia Story.
Ilvy Njiokiktjien was selected for the 2013 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Afrikaner Blood’