Fati Abubakar

Years

Fati Abubakar

Photojournalist

Fati Abubakar is a documentary photographer, photojournalist and public health worker in Nigeria. She specializes in documenting cities and towns, highlighting both the positives and negatives of each location. She focuses on health perspectives, using photography as a medium to highlight problems at the community level. She also has an interest in documenting cultures, conflicts, urban poverty, rural development, and humanitarian issues. Fati  has a special interest in creating counter-narratives for underrepresented communities. Her current work is a personal project to showcase her hometown of Borno State at the time of Boko Haram. The project entitled “Bits of Borno” has gained critical acclaim and has been published in media outlets including the New York Times, BBC, Reuters, CNN, Voice of America, Newsweek Europe, and others. She has been commissioned to work with UNICEF, international Alert, Action Aid and other organizations.