BIO/ CONTACT – +254789123321 – @bikowesa

Biko Wesa (b. 1992) is a photographer from Kenya whose work focuses on community, culture and emerging issues in his country. He started his career in 2012 and later started pursuing personal projects. He attended a week-long Canon workshop with Gary Knight in 2015, which drew him into visual storytelling and documentary photography. In 2016, he was selected by the World Press Photo as a participant of the East Africa Masterclass and was among 150 photographers worldwide who attended the 2017 New York Times Portfolio Review.

He’s currently under mentorship from the Photography Masterclass by Goethe-Institut Johannesburg. and Simon Njami as well as Reclaim Photo‘s first educative mentorship program. His work has been published in Christina Angell Anderson’s book “After 5: A Photographic Journey in Kenya.” and also exhibited in the Museum of Drug Policy in New York, African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and recently Photoville in New York. Biko is part of the Native Foundation.