DAVID UZOCHUKWU

About

 

David Uzochukwu is an artist born in Innsbruck, Austria. Early on, he delved into self portraiture. 

Selected publications include Numéro and Wonderland. Selected clients include Adobe, Dior, Marvel, Nike, Opéra National de Paris, and the World Wildlife Fund.

Group shows

2018 - Vogue Italia: When Ethics meets Aesthetics. Leica Galerie. Milan, Italy

2018 - OFF Biennale Dakar: Bridge. La Villa Rouge. Dakar, Senegal

2018 - Transparent. Lovelace. Munich, Germany

2018 - Songes d’hier, Rêveries du présent. Musée de la Photographie de Saint-Louis. Saint-Louis, Senegal

2017 - Portraits. Hangar Art Center. Brussels, Belgium

2017 - Portraits. A Relief Exhibition. Atelier Relief. Brussels, Belgium

2017 - Where Future Beats. Casello Ovest di Porta Venezia. Venice, Italy

2016 - Rituals and Performance: Inherent Risk. Lagos Photo Festival. Lagos, Nigeria

2016 - Dey Your Lane! Bozar. Brussels, Belgium

2016 - Whispering Stills. Never Apart. Montréal, Canada

2016 - Africa Salon. Yale School of Art. New Haven, Connecticut

2016 - Unlocked. ATOPOS CVC. Athens, Greece

2015 - Photoshop 25 under 25. Adobe Max 2015: Los Angeles Convention Center. Los Angeles, California

2015 - EyeEm Festival. Soho House Toronto. Toronto, Canada

2015 - EyeEm Festival. Openhouse Gallery. New York, New York

2014 - Flickr: 20 Under 20. Milk Studios. New York, New York

2014 - EyeEm Festival. Roppongi Hills. Tokyo, Japan

2014 - EyeEm Festival. Tokyo Institute of Photography. Tokyo, Japan

2014 - EyeEm Festival. Art Basel Miami: The Lab. Miami, Florida

2014 - EyeEm Festival. EyeEm Studio. San Francisco, California

2014 - EyeEm Festival. NUMA. Paris, France

2014 - EyeEm Festival. Alte Teppichfabrik. Berlin, Germany

2014 - FOM Foto Maastricht. 6211 kunstkwartier. Maastricht, The Netherlands


Collections

Musée de la Photographie de Saint-Louis. Saint-Louis, Senegal

Awards

2018 - Voies Off Award, shortlist

2015 - Adobe Photoshop’s 25 Under 25

2014 - EyeEm Photographer of the Year

2014 - Flickr 20under20


Public talks

November 2018 - Us By Night. Antwerp, Belgium


2017 - Apple Today. Apple Store Regent Street. London, UK

2017 - Extra Fort. Recyclart. Brussels, Belgium

2014 - Show & Tell. EyeEm Festival. Berlin, Germany

Books

2016 - Hunger: The Book by Rankin.

2016 - Unlocked by ATOPOS cvc. 

Selected press

2018 - Kinfolk. A prolific photographer comes of age

2018 - i-D. how to make a powerful image with 19-year-old wunderkind david uzochukwu

2018 - W Magazine. The 7 Photographers Proving That the Self-Portrait Is 2018's Most Exciting Genre

2018 - i-D. 10 emerging photographers presenting fresh black narratives

2017 - It's Nice That. David Uzochukwu: the 18-year-old photographer already shooting for Nike

2017 - Dazed. Meeting the 18-year-old photographer who just shot FKA twigs

2017 - i-D Germany. im gespräch mit dem 17-jährigen, der fka twigs für nike fotografiert hat

2017 - MTV. fif david uzochukwu

2016 - Hunger Magazine. Issue 10, Interview. 

2016 - Instagram. The Strength and Fragility of @daviduzochukwu’s Portraits

2016 - Okayafrica. Meet 17-Year-Old Austro-Nigerian Photo Genius David Uzochukwu

2015 - i-D. youth lens: the teens capturing the world around them

2015 -BBC Brasil. O autodidata de 16 anos eleito 'Fotógrafo do Ano'

2015 - My Modern Met. Behind The Lens: David Uzochukwu’s Surreal World Explores Vulnerability

2015 - EyeEm. Going Pro at 16

2014 - D'Lëtzebuerger Land. Die Farben der Melancholie

2014 - Boost Nu

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