David Dosunmu was born on September 24, 1988, in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Dosunmu is a documentary photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria. 

He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology and an MBA in 2011 and 2016 respectively, from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso Oyo State. 

Dosunmu’s work confronts various issues that impact the daily lives of Nigerians such as gender, culture, and belief systems. He believes every photograph is witness to a moment, a life, a reality — that a photograph is an opportunity to document and preserve what would otherwise be lost or unknown. Dosunmu’s images captures points of reflection and act to initiate meaningful dialogue regarding the relationship and responsibilities of the individual within the collective.


Selected Exhibitions:

  • 2016 Art X Lagos, International Art Fair, Lagos, Nigeria 


  • 2016 Iwaya Community Art Festival, Lagos, Nigeria
  • 2016 Foto Factory Lagos, Eva Ocherbauer, Lagos, Nigeria
  • 2013 The Ambiguity of the Face: A Portrait Workshop, The Nlele Institute (TNI.ACP)/Goethe Institute, Lagos, Nigeria