15 April 2021

Biko Wesa (b1992) is a Kenyan photographer currently working in Kilifi, Kenya, striving to tell stories of human interest through compelling visual essays and installations that draw the viewer into his world of curiosity and experimentation. On a quest for self-discovery through his roots and heritage, his work mainly draws on themes of culture and identity. He started his photography journey in 2013 and has exhibited in Kenya’s National Museum, National Museum in Szczecin – Poland, Liebig12 gallery – Berlin Germany, University of Liverpool – UK, The Museum of Drug Policy – New York USA, Photoville – New York USA, Lumix Festival – Hannover Germany, International Photo Festival – Leiden Netherlands among others. He has been commissioned by various publications and organisations such as Wired Japan, Axis Japan, and World Vision International. He has also attended renowned workshops and residencies such as ArtXChange, Transcultural Perspectives in Art and Education, World Press Photo Masterclass, Photographer’s Master Class by Goethe-Institut Johannesburg & Simon Njami, New York Times Portfolio Review, Canon Miraisha Program, and many more.