An Eye On Daouda Corera


“Daouda Corera (born 1986, Mauritania) is a photographer based in Mauritania. He earned his degree in systems engineering and computer networks and then found his voice in photography in 2012 after winning a prize from Sahel Production for the best photography in Mauritania. His work has been exhibited at various venues, including the Institut Français Mauritanie, the Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain/Dak’Art OFF, LOOK3 Festival (Charlottesville, Virginia), Photoville Festival (Brooklyn, USA), and Addis Foto Fest (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), among others.

Corera was one of the first fashion photographers in Mauritania, and his style is based on his models’ interaction with African textiles. His work is also inspired by everyday life, and his photos have been published by UNICEF, the International Organization for Migration, and the World Food Program, as well as by publications such as Jeune Afrique Magazine, Takepart Magazine, and The New York Times Lens blog.”

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