Toyin Ibidapo was born in London. She graduated from Bournemouthe & Poole College of Art & Design in 1994. Whilst working as a fashion photographer from 1997 she was also working on her pers:onal project "Cult Of Boys" which officially began in 1999 the study of male youth and androgynous beauty seen through the eyes of the female gaze. Her photographs are haunting and at times provocative, often emotive, painterly, soft, bold and thought provoking. Her book was published in 2011 by teNeues. She recently had her first solo exhibition entiled "There's no such thing as perfect but there is perfection in the things we love" at Doors Showcase in East London. Toyin Ibidapo lives and works in London.