Buki Koshoni + Award winning Photographer & Filmmaker.
Buki Koshoni - Lagos born, London based.
Photographer + Filmmaker + Writer.
An award winning artist, Koshoni's work dismantles the boundaries between portraiture, identity, fashion and the human form.
"The subject of individual & cultural identity, as it pertains to social perception, has always been an ongoing dialogue in my personal life. Through my work, I’m able to capture and explore this journey, in a hope to provoke discourse and challenge perceptions. Curated works that investigate and addresses contemporary belief systems while confronting ideologies."
Koshoni takes a compelling and intimate approach to his subjects, resulting in a unique exploration of both human condition & culture.
As a writer Koshoni's work, fiction, non-fiction and poetry, explores the frailty, strength and hope of the human condition.
After honing his craft at St Martins, London, Koshoni has released a number of books celebrating the art of portraiture.
In addition to commissions for The Sunday Times, The Independent and Vanity Fair, he has exhibited nationally and internationally. Most notably, as a Taylor Wessing Portrait finalist with the National Portrait Gallery, marking his status as a world-class portrait photographer & as a Gold Medal winner with GOSEE Berlin.
SELECTION OF COMMERCIAL & EDITORIAL CLIENTS: Sony Records + American Apparel + Hackett London + The Review Magazine + Vanity Fair + FHM Magazine + The Sunday Times + The British Journal of Photography + Aveda Hair + The Independent Magazine