Adama Jalloh

Adama Jalloh (b. 1993) is a portrait and documentary photographer based in London.

Jalloh holds a BA in Photography from Arts University Bournemouth (2015).

Her works have been featured in exhibitions including 'The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion', Aperture, New York (2019); 'In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity', African American Museum, Philadelphia (2019); 'No Place Like Home' Friday Late, V&A Museum, London (2019); ‘TPG New Talent’, The Photographers Gallery, London (2019); ‘Muscular Notions’, Cob Gallery, London (2018); ‘Volume 4: Celebration of African Female Photographers’ Nubuke Foundation, Accra (2018); ‘Documenting Living London’, Gal-Dem x House of Vans, London (2018); 'After Hours: Soul of A Nation', Tate Modern, London (2017); 'Wisdom Cries in the Streets', Photofusion, London (2017); 'Afro-Potraitism', Republic Gallery, London (2017); 'A New Sensation', Mother, London (2016);'Acts of Looking', Royal Festival Hall, London (2015).

Jalloh has worked with publications and brands including The New York Times, New York Magazine, British Journal of Photography, TATE, Financial Times Weekend, NIKE, Royal Court Theatre, NTS, Adidas, Port Magazine, British GQ, Channel 4 Random Acts, 10 Magazine, Sunday Times Style, Kiosk Magazine, i-D, Mr Porter, Alexander McQueen, Patta, Island Records, Boiler Room, GAFFER, WIRED UK, Its Nice That, Brownswood recordings, NOW Gallery, Dazed and Confused, Broadly, Clash Magazine, The Wire, Majestic Disorder, Touching Bass, Gal-dem, Yellow Zine, Nii Journal, LAW Magazine, Huck Magazine.

Jalloh won the 'TPG Talent', Exhibition and Mentoring Award (2019); 'NEW WAVE: Creatives, The Fashion Awards in partnership with Swarovski' (2018); ‘BJP Breakthrough Award’, British Journal of Photography and was nominated for 'Africa Media Works Photography Prize' (2018); 'Magnum & Photo London Graduate Award' (2016).

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