This Engagement talk features KC Nwakalor
KC Nwakalor is an Independent Documentary Photojournalist and Producer based in Abuja, Nigeria but works extensively across West Africa. His work aims to humanize real issues (mostly Socio-economic, Health and Environmental) within the region.
He has been commissioned by notable international publications and organizations like The New York Times,Bloomberg, The Financial Times, CNN,USAID, UNICEF, World Food Programme, Adobe, Open Society Initiative for West Africa, and Global Citizen. KC has been published in The New York Times, Business Week Magazine, BBC, Aljazeera, NPR, Washington Post, CGTN, The Africa Report, MSN, Wordt Vervolgd Magazine, Bright Magazine, amongst others.
He has a bachelor's degree in Biology from The University of Abuja after which he completed a postgraduate course on Photojournalism at The New York Institute of Photography. He is an Adobe Creative Residence Community Fund Recipient 2020, a nominee for World Press Photo 6X6 Global talent 2020 and has exhibited internationally.
KC is the co-founder of No! Wahala Magazine (Africa's first contemporary photography magazine championing African creatives), a professional member of the African Photojournalism Database (APJD) (a joint project by World Press Photo and Everyday Africa) and Diversify Photo (a global collective of BIPOC visual Journalists). He has taught in numerous photography workshops.
When KC is not on assignment, he works on his long term personal project; exploring the concept of Fatherhood within the context of his lived experiences or lack of it.
Engagement - is a series of online talks by established and upcoming photographers working on documentary and long term projects. We plan to host about one talk per month, via Zoom. Watch our Events pages for more details and booking information.
- Mark Phillips
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