Behind the scenes of famous ‘Okonko’ festivals in South-Easterb Nigeria, lies the ‘ida iyi’ ceremony. Reserved for men as a rite of passage into the esteemed ranks of the Okonko, here we re-imagine the ceremony with women as the expression of a ‘homing’ desire come to bear.
photography Derrick Kakembo
creative direction Chinasa Chukwu
models Souad, Estelle, Lauren, Sarah