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



Limited edition prints


July 4 to September 26, 2021. The New Black Vanguard. Rencontres d'Arles. Arles, France. 

October 15 to 24, 2021. Athens International Film and Video Festival. Athens, Ohio, USA (Götterdämmerung)

Selected Group Shows + Screenings

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


2021 Prix Pictet (Nomination)

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


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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