Abdul Aziz

Reclaiming Echoes: A Reflection of African Culture and Legacy

March 30, 2023 – July 22, 2023

 

Photo Courtesy of the Artist

 

Abdul Aziz (b. 1979, New York, NY; based in New Orleans, LA) is an artist and media designer best known for his work as a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. Earlier in his career, prior to 2008, he worked with the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana. Aziz has chronicled human conflict and urgent social issues in the Middle East and Africa to the far reaches of the Himalayas and US for over two decades. His most recent work focused on the rise of American white nationalism and the Black Lives Matter movement has been widely circulated by leading new agencies such as The New York Times, Der Spiegel, and NPR. In 2021, Aziz was recognized for capturing Louisiana’s history, culture, and peoples with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ Documentary Photographer of the Year Award.

 

Reclaiming Echoes: A Reflection of African Culture and Legacy