DOMINIC NAHR - BIOGRAPHY
b. 1983 Switzerland
Dominic Nahr was raised in Hong Kong where he established himself as a photojournalist. There, he worked for the South China Morning Post as a staff photographer. In 2007, while still attending university in Toronto, Dominic became a freelance photographer, being commissioned by magazines such as Newsweek, GQ, The Fader, The Globe and Mail Report on Business. His photographs also appeared in PDN, British Journal for Photography, Magenta's Flash Forward and American Photography.
Dominic has been honored with several prestigious awards, including The Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award. He has been selected as one of the ‘Top 30 under 30 photographers’ by PDN magazine and has been exhibited at Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan where he was nominated for a visa d’Or. Recently he has received the Emergency Fund grant by Magnum Foundation, a Pulitzer Center grant for Crises Reporting, as well as attending this years Joop Swart Masterclass. His clients include National Geographic Magazine, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde 2, Internazionale, The Sunday Telegraph Magazine and The New York Times. He has also been published in Stern, Spiegel, Courrier International and Vanity Fair. Dominic’s fine art prints are featured in major collections and represented by O’Born Contemporary.
Dominic graduated from Ryerson University in June 2008 and is represented by Magnum Photos.
Dominic is based out of Nairobi, Kenya.