DAVID UZOCHUKWU

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David Uzochukwu (b. 1998, Innsbruck) is an Austrian and Nigerian visual artist. His work roots in self portraiture, and questions of (be)longing. He currently studies philosophy at HU Berlin.


studio@daviduzochukwu.com

Limited edition prints


Upcoming

05.03.2021, Placelessness. Talk. Fotografie Forum Frankfurt. 


Press 

2021 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


Honors

2020 

Photo London Emerging Photographer Award - Shortlist

British Journal of Photography - One to Watch 

Futures - British Journal of Photography Nominee 

Europa im Film - Grantee, Jury Award 

Pixels, Bytes & Film - Artist in Residence


2019 

CPH:LAB - Participant


2015 

Adobe - 25 under 25  

Flickr - 20 under 20 


2014 

EyeEm - Photographer of the Year


Permanent Collection 

MuPho. Saint-Louis, Senegal


Selected Group Shows + Screenings

2021

Max Ophüls Preis, Short Film Competition (Götterdämmerung)


2019

A Glitch in the System - Deconstructing Stereotypes. Photo Vogue Festival. Milan, Italy

Liquid Thunder. Monom, Funkhaus. With sound installation by William Russell. Berlin, Germany


2018 

Embracing Diversity. Photo Vogue Festival. Milan, Italy

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

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

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


2017

Portraits. Hangar. Brussels, Belgium

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


2016

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

Dey Your Lane! Bozar. Brussels, Belgium

Whispering Stills. Never Apart. Montréal, Canada

Unlocked. Atopos CVC.  Athens, Greece 


2014

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

FOM Foto Maastricht. 6211 kunstkwartier. Maastricht, Netherlands

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