ABOUT

David Ụzọchukwu (b.1998) is an Austrian-Nigerian artist engaging with longing and belonging through (self) portraiture. Currently pursues a BA in Philosophy and Cultural Studies at HU Berlin.


CONTACT

EMAIL studio@daviduzochukwu.com 

INSTAGRAM @daviduzochukwu

LIMITED EDITION PRINTS Galerie Gomis, marie@galeriegomis.com


UPCOMING + ON VIEW

9. / 12. / 16.06.24: Black Fruit - World premiere - Tribeca Film Festival


PRESS

CNN Style, 2022 

The Guardian, 2022 

Vogue Italia, 2021 

Autograph, 2021 

Artist Decoded, 2020 

BJP, 2020 

D'Lëtzebuerger Land, 2014 



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

Human / Nature: Encountering Ourselves in the Natural World, Fotografiska, New York, US

Festival Art Souterrain. Montreal, Canada


2023-24 

Dancing in the Light, MOCA Toronto, Toronto, Canada


2022-23 

Bamako Encounters - African Biennale of Photography, Bamako, Mali

The New Black Vanguard, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Prix Pictet, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico


2022 

The Upshot of Trans-Affective Solidarity, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, US

But I'm Awake. Kampnagel & Deichtorhallen, Phototriennale Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

CPH:DOX, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark


2021 

Prix Pictet, V&A, London, UK

Reframing History, Photo Vogue Festival, Milan, Italy

The New Black Vanguard, Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France


2019 

Unseen, Amsterdam, Netherlands


2018 

Songes d’Hier, Rêveries du Présent, Musée de la Photographie de Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis, Senegal


2016 

Rituals and Performance: Inherent Risk, Lagos Photo Festival, Lagos, Nigeria

Dey Your Lane! Bozar, Brussels, Belgium

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

The Wedge Collection 

Collection Pictet

Musée de la Photographie de Saint-Louis


PUBLICATIONS

Eshun, Ekow, In the Black Fantastic, Thames & Hudson,  2022

Prix Pictet, fire, teNeues, 2021

Durant, Mark Alice, Running Falling Flying Floating Crawling, Saint Lucy Books, 2020


FILMOGRAPHY

Black Fruit (Schwarze Früchte), series, ARD, episodes 5-8, 2024. WP Tribeca Film Festival

Civil Dusk, 27’, 2021. WP CPH:DOX

Götterdämmerung, 7’, 2020. WP Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis


HONORS

Nomination: UK Music Video Award "Best Alternative Video UK", 2023 

British Fashion Council NEW WAVE: Creatives, 2021 

Shortlist: Prix Pictet, 2021 

Futures, 2020 

Europa im Film - Jury Award (Götterdämmerung), 2020 

Pixels, Bytes & Film - Artist in Residence, 2020 

CPH:LAB, 2019 

Flickr - 20 under 20, 2015 

EyeEm - Photographer of the Year, 2014 

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