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Delali Ayivi


Photo Vogue resident, based between New York and Lomé. Delali Ayivi is a Togolese and German photographer. Delali was born in the US in Baltimore but grew up in Germany. At the Age of 15 she moved to Lilongwe in Malawi where she lived until she was 18. After finishing high school, Delali moved to London to enrol at the University of the Arts London. Delali started by photographing her friends and Family in Germany, Togo and Malawi. Finding her great great grandfathers work, one of the first Togolese photographers Alex A. Acolatse, inspired Delali to document other people with a focus on fashion. In 2019, Delali started a project called “Togo Yeye”in collaboration with her friend Malaika Nabillah who lives in Lomé.