About Me

David Dosunmu is a Documentary photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria. 


He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology and an MBA in 2011 and 2016 respectively, from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso Oyo State. 


Dosunmu’s work confronts various issues that impact the daily lives of Nigerians such as Identity, gender, culture, and belief systems. He believes every photograph is witness to a moment, a life, a reality — that a photograph is an opportunity to document and preserve what would otherwise be lost or unknown. 

Dosunmu’s images captures points of reflection and act to initiate meaningful dialogue regarding the relationship and responsibilities of the individual within the collective.

He is currently the Official Photographer to the Executive Governor of Imo State, Nigeria- Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma.


Member, African Photojournalism Database, a project of World Press Photo & Everyday Africa.
Alumnus, The Nlele Institute: African Centre for Photography.
Alumnus FotoFactory Lagos.


Selected Exhibitions:

2019: RECONTRES DE BAMAKO ( 12th edition of Bamako Encounters Photography Biennial): Off Exhibition by Nlele Institute: "Whither I stand and the trajectory of Vision" within the framework of "Streams of Consciousness & the concatenation of dividuals".

2019: IRAN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION: Documenting Humanity, to raise awareness about global issues at  Iranian Artist Forum-Summer Gallery, Tehran, Iran.


2019: NEW YORK CITY EXHIBITION: Documenting Humanity, to raise awareness about global issues at ArtSpace: 215 E 99th St, New York, New York 10029, United States of America.


2017 LANDSCAPES, a Photography Exhibition by RELE Gallery  at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria .

2017  Centro Queretano de la Imagen. Mexico Exhibition - Querétaro, Mexico..2016 Art X Lagos, International Art Fair, Lagos, Nigeria 


Workshops:

2019 Whither I stand and the trajectory of Vision, a Photography workshop by The Nlele
institute/Kigali Photo center, Bamako, Mali.

2019 Invisible Border Master class: A Volatile negotiation between the past and present, Bamako
Mali

2019 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in partnership with VII Academy & Photowings at Kigali, Rwanda.


2017- 2019 The Nlele Institute (TNI.ACP African Center for Photography) Selected Mentee under the Leadership of Renowned Photographer Uche Okpa-Iroha.


2017 The Now Collectives, Africa's biggest Photography conference.


2016 Iwaya Community Art Festival, Lagos, Nigeria


2016 Foto Factory Lagos, Eva Ocherbauer, Lagos, Nigeria


2013 The Ambiguity of the Face: A Portrait Workshop, The Nlele Institute (TNI.ACP)/Goethe Institute, Lagos, Nigeria  

 

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