Born in 1990 in Dakar, Angélina Nwachukwu studied computer graphics, photography, animation, web design and video editing at the SUP’IMAX Institut Supérieur des Arts et Métiers du Numérique [SUP’IMAX Institute for Industrial Art and Digital Design] in Dakar between 2009 and 2013, studying under Djibril Sy. Associated with the GawLab in Dakar (www.gawlab.net), Angélina Nwachukwu works as a freelance photographer and videographer.
From 2011 to 2012 she was photographer and section editor for the education magazine Wassup. Since then she has worked on a number of projects at the art and multimedia villa Kër Thiossane as a production and communication assistant, as well as doing audiovisual production for the WebEAtv project, which included a study programme and covering a number of festivals in Belgium, Senegal, France and Benin. She also does animation and communications for Migrations Culturelle Aquitaine Afrique [Aquitaine-Africa Cultural Migrations] (MC2A) and for the Association du Lien Interculturel Familial et Social [Association for Familial and Social Crosscultural Links] (ALIFS). In 2014 she was as an assistant at Kër Thiossane for the Afropixel 4 festival, Dakar, doing computer graphics, editing and communication.
Group shows (selection):
- "Évasion", Bazoff, within Off-Program of the biennale, Dakar, Senegal
- "Carte blanche à…", Migration Culturelle aquitaine afrique, Bordeaux, France
- "Les photographes face à l’environnement", Goethe-Institut, Dakar, Senegal
- "Bamako – Dakar. Westafrikanische Fotografie heute", Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm, Germany