B.1983 - SWISS Based in Zürich
Dominic Nahr was born in Appenzell, Switzerland and grew up in Hong Kong. After graduating from Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts in Toronto in 2008, Dominic moved to Kenya, where he has devoted himself to documenting conflicts, humanitarian crises and critical social issues. Dominic's clients, amongst others, include: National Geographic Magazine; Der Spiegel; Schweizer Illustrierte; and Médecins Sans Frontières. He was a contract photographer for Time Magazine from 2011 until 2015..More
He has received numerous accolades picking up awards from World Press Photo Award, Pictures of the Year Awards, Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award, Swiss Press Photo Award, and was twice nominated for the Prix Pictet. In 2015, he was named Swiss Photographer of the Year by the Swiss Photo Academy in Zurich.
Dominic's photographs have been exhibited internationally in solo shows, at such places as The Swiss Foundation for Photography, Les Rencontres d'Arles, twice at Visa pour l’image in Perpignan, and NRWForum Kultur und Wirtschaft in Düsseldorf. His work is part of the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, Fotostiftung Schweiz, Ryerson Image Centre as well as many private collections.
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