Nyani Quarmyne is a freelance photographer whose work centres on humanitarian and social justice themes. In his past lives Nyani has been a guitarist, pilot, technology entrepreneur and over-paid corporate consultant. None of these occupations gave him the sense of purpose he feels as a photographer.
Nyani is currently based in Ghana but works around the world, undertaking assignments for a broad range of clients as well as shooting personal projects.
Queen Mothers in Ghana have reclaimed and modernized their traditional role, bringing social and economic changes across the country. This story is about women leadership and ingenuity - of a little known, but remarkable institution.