DAVID UZOCHUKWU

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About

David Uzochukwu (b. 1998, Innsbruck) is an Austrian and Nigerian visual artist. Their work roots in self portraiture and questions of (be)longing.


Upcoming

15.10 - 24.10.2021 Athens International Film and Video Festival (Götterdämmerung)

18.11 - 21.11.2021 Photo Vogue Festival. Milan, Italy.

20.11.2021 - 23.01.2022 Prix Pictet. Tokyo Photographic Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan.

15.12.2021 - 09.01.2022 Prix Pictet. Victoria and Albert Museum. London, UK.


Selected Group Shows + Screenings

2021 The New Black Vanguard. Rencontres d'Arles. Arles, France. 

2021 Filmkunstfest MV, Short Film Competition (Götterdämmerung)

2021 Max Ophüls Preis, Short Film Competition (Götterdämmerung)


2019 A Glitch in the System. Photo Vogue Festival. Milan, Italy

2019 Liquid Thunder. Monom, Funkhaus. Berlin, Germany


2018 Embracing Diversity. Photo Vogue Festival. Milan, Italy

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

2018 Off Biennale Dakar: Bridge. La Villa Rouge. Dakar, Senegal

2018 Songes d’Hier, Rêveries du Présent. MuPho de Saint-Louis. Saint-Louis, Senegal


2017 Portraits. Hangar. 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 Unlocked. Atopos CVC.  Athens, Greece 


2014 Flickr: 20 under 20. Milk Studios. New York, New York

2014 FOM Foto Maastricht. 6211 kunstkwartier. Maastricht, Netherlands

Honors

2021 Prix Pictet (Shortlist)


2020 Photo London Emerging Photographer Award (Shortlist)

2020 British Journal of Photography: One to Watch 

2020 Futures

2020 Europa im Film - Jury Award 

2020 Pixels, Bytes & Film - Artist in Residence


2019 ICP Infinity Award - Emerging Photographer (Nomination) 

2019 CPH:LAB 


2015 Adobe - 25 under 25  

2015 Flickr - 20 under 20 


2014 EyeEm - Photographer of the Year


Permanent Collection 

MuPho. Saint-Louis, Senegal


Press

2021 Vogue Italia Autograph 

2020 Aperture / Creative Review / Artist Decoded / BJP 

2019 Indie

2018 Kinfolk / i-D 

2017 It's Nice That / Dazed / Okayafrica

2015 EyeEm

2014 D'Lëtzebuerger Land


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