Ace Nigerian Photographer and Founding member of Blackbox photography, Uche Okpa-Iroha will be lecturing at the Days of Dorcas Photography Workshop.
Uche Okpa-Iroha was born on the 2nd of January 1972 in Enugu, Nigeria and is a founding member of the Nigeria photography group known as the Blackbox photography collective and the Invisible Borders Trans-African photography travel group in 2009.
Uche is a two-time winner of the Seydou Keita Award for the best photography creation at the 8th and 10th Bamako Encounters with the “Under Bridge Life” and “the Plantation Boy” projects in 2009 and 2015 respectively. He also received the Jean Paul Blachere prize in 2009. Uche was nominated for the Prix Pictet Award “Growth” in 2010 and the National Geographic All Roads Photography program in 2011, and is a contributor to several publications including “Lagos – the City at work”, “Nigerians behind the lens” and “Unifying Africa”.
Uche’s photography workshop at the Days of Dorcas Photography Competition is open to the top 25 participants of the competition. To register, send in your entries on the theme “The Elegance of the African People” via the website: www.art635.gallery/daysofdorcas
Sponsored by foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, the Days of Dorcas Photography Competition is a platform for talented female artists between the ages of 18 – 35 years, to enhance their career in visual arts and photography.
Participation is FREE!
Entries close on Thursday, 17th May 2018. Click HERE to register.