Meet David Uzochukwu, The Austro-Nigerian Photographer Who Is Doing Great Things!


February 26, 2016
Those making their marks in the world are getting younger and younger.

At just seventeen years old, David Uzochukwu has already achieved a lot!

Born in Innsbruck, Austria in 1998, to a Nigerian father and European mother, he has already received recognition from photosharing site Flickr, camera manufacturers Canon and photography community EyeEm, who awarded him their 2014 Photographer of the Year– which is a pretty big deal.

He takes photos for The Paris Opera, Adobe Photoshop and Yale School of Art.

Adobe commissioned twenty-five visual artists to create a piece in honour of Photoshop’s 25th anniversary and he was one of them. He was also created visuals for The Paris Opera (Opéra Nationale de Paris).

Through photography, he expresses his yearning to be free to live as an artist and who he is.

His photos shows his love for bold colours and his yearning from freedom.

David wants to create work that actually changes something.

He is a big defender of intersectionality and cares about anything that keeps someone from living the best life they possibly could.

His newer works portrays people that are being discriminated against at different levels. Through this, their stories are being told.

View his work on his website.

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