Anne Nwakalor is a British-Nigerian Photo Editor and Communications Officer within the art space. She is currently based in Manchester, UK and is the Founding Editor of one of Africa's first contemporary photography magazines called No! Wahala Magazine which is a print photography publication championing authentic visual stories told by African creatives.
Her practice developed whilst studying a BA in Photojournalism and Documentary photography at the University of The Arts London and a Masters in Media, Ethics and Social Change at the University of Sussex. Her interests revolve around ethical storytelling within the photography space, Afrofuturism, representation, and elitism within the art world, alongside various other topics.
Due to a background in creative writing and film, Anne incorporates text and moving images into her work, creating multimedia alongside still images. Alongside her visual practice, Anne is also a critical writer, usually writing on topics such as 'Othering', 'Exoticism' and Colonialism within the Photography industry.
Anne frequently facilitates workshops on photography, ethical storytelling and printed media. She has sat on panels for numerous photography competitions, reviewed work at several portfolio reviews and has delivered presentations, talks and lectures at universities, exhibitions, art events and photo festivals.
Anne is currently a full-time Communications Officer at Arts Council England, which is the UK government's funding body for Creativity and Culture within England.
Talks & Features
MA- University of Sussex: Media, Ethics & Social Change
BA- University of the Arts London: Photojournalism & Documentary Photography