Editorial: 'ida iyi'

OKONKO BY DERRICK_KAKEMBO
 

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

OKONKO BY DERRICK KAKEMBO
OKONKO BY DERRICK KAKEMBO
OKONKO BY DERRICK KAKEMBO
OKONKO BY DERRICK KAKEMBO

models Souad, Estelle, Lauren, Sarah