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.


EMAIL studio@daviduzochukwu.com 

INSTAGRAM @daviduzochukwu

LIMITED EDITION PRINTS Galerie Gomis, marie@galeriegomis.com


08.02-25.05.2024. Human / Nature: Encountering Ourselves in the Natural World, Fotografiska, New York, US

16.03 - 07.04.2024 Festival Art Souterrain. Montreal, Canada


2022 CNN Style 

2022 The Guardian

2021 Vogue Italia 

2021 Autograph 

2020 Artist Decoded 

2020 BJP 

2014 D'Lëtzebuerger Land


2023-24 Dancing in the Light, MOCA Toronto, Toronto, Canada

2023 Like Paradise, Claridges Art Space, London, UK

2023 In Bloom, Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden

2022-23 Bamako Encounters - African Biennale of Photography, Bamako, Mali

2022-23 The New Black Vanguard, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2022 But I'm Awake. Kampnagel (in cooperation with Deichtorhallen), Phototriennale Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

2022 CPH:DOX, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2021 Prix Pictet, V&A, London, UK

2021 Reframing History, Photo Vogue Festival, Milan, Italy

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

2019 Unseen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

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

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

2016 Dey Your Lane! Bozar, Brussels, Belgium


2024 Schwarze Früchte, series, ARD                    episodes 5-8

2021 Civil Dusk, 27’

2020 Götterdämmerung, 7’


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


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

2021 British Fashion Council NEW WAVE: Creatives

2021 Shortlist: Prix Pictet 

2020 Futures

2020 Europa im Film - Jury Award (Götterdämmerung)

2020 Pixels, Bytes & Film - Artist in Residence 

2019 CPH:LAB 

2015 Flickr - 20 under 20 

2014 EyeEm - Photographer of the Year


The Wedge Collection 

Collection Pictet


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