David Uzochukwu (b. 1998) is an artist currently based in Berlin, where he is working towards his first degree in Philosophy. He delved into self portraiture early on.

Selected publications include Wonderland, Clash, and Numéro. Selected clients include Dior, Marvel, Nike, and the World Wildlife Fund.

Selected group shows


Photo Vogue Festival: Embracing Diversity. 15-18 November at Base Milano. Milan, Italy.

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

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

Transparent. Lovelace. Munich, Germany

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


Portraits. Hangar Art Center. Brussels, Belgium

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

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


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

Dey Your Lane! Bozar. Brussels, Belgium

Whispering Stills. Never Apart. Montréal, Canada

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

Unlocked. ATOPOS CVC. Athens, Greece


EyeEm Festival. Soho House Toronto. Toronto, Canada


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

EyeEm Festival. Roppongi Hills. Tokyo, Japan

EyeEm Festival. Tokyo Institute of Photography. Tokyo, Japan

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

EyeEm Festival. Alte Teppichfabrik. Berlin, Germany

FOM Foto Maastricht. 6211 kunstkwartier. Maastricht, The Netherlands


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

Selected press


Kinfolk. A prolific photographer comes of age

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

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


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

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


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

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


EyeEm. Going Pro at 16


D'Lëtzebuerger Land. Die Farben der Melancholie

Boost Nu

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