Ilvy Njiokiktjien is an independent photographer and multimedia journalist based in the Netherlands. As a news and documentary photographer, she covers current affairs and contemporary social issues. She has worked in many parts of the world, with a focus on Africa.
Njiokiktjien’s work has appeared in NRC Handelsblad, Der Spiegel, Telegraph Magazine, The New York Times and l’Espresso, among others, and was exhibited at Visa pour l’Image in 2012. Her accolades include a Canon AFJ Award, a World Press Photo Multimedia Award and first prize in POYi’s Issue Reporting Multimedia Story.
Njiokiktjien was featured in PDN’s 30 in 2012. Her work can be found in the Communities, Cultures & Family category in the Emerging exhibit.
As of March 3, 2015