Adama Jalloh is a Portrait and Documentary Photographer living and working in London.

Available for commissions

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2012 - 2015 BA (Hons) Commercial Photography, Arts University Bournemouth
2011 - 2012 Foundation diploma in Art and Design, London College of Communication


2019 'TPG Talent', Exhibition and Mentoring Award
2018 'NEW WAVE: Creatives, The Fashion Awards in partnership with Swarovski'
2018 'Africa Media Works Photography Prize' - Nominated
2018 'Foam Paul Huf Award' - Nominated
2016 'Magnum & Photo London Graduate Award' - Nominated
2016 'Foam Paul Huf Award' - Nominated
2015 'Undergraduate single image', British Journal of Photography Breakthrough Awards

Selected exhibitions

2019 '12th edition of Bamako Encounters -African Biennale of Photography', Mali
2019 'The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion', Aperture, New York
2019 'In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity', African American Museum in Philadelphia
2019 'No Place Like Home' Friday Late, V&A Museum, London
2019 ‘TPG New Talent’, The Photographers Gallery, London
2019 ‘Opin Yu Yi Festival’, Lumley Beach, Sierra Leone
2018 ‘Muscular Notions’, Cob Gallery, London
2018 'Photo East Festival', Suffolk
2018 ‘Volume 4: Celebration of African Female Photographers’ Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana
2018 ‘Documenting Living London’, Gal-Dem x House of Vans, London
2017 'After Hours: Soul of A Nation', Tate Modern, London
2017 'Wisdom Cries in the Streets', Photofusion, London
2017 'Afro-Potraitism', Republic Gallery, London
2016 'Portrait of Britain', 'British Journal of Photography', London
2016 'A New Sensation', Mother, London
2015 'Past, Present, Future: An ode to Black British Artistry', The Hoxton Basement, London
2015 'Acts of Looking', Royal Festival Hall, London
2015 'Black British Girlhood Exhibition', The Centre for better health, London
2015 'Sharp Cut', Candid Arts Trust, London
2015 'British Journal of Photography Breakthrough', The Old Truman Brewery, London
2012 'Bright Sparks', Upper street gallery, London


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

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