Omoregie Osakpolor is an emerging documentary photographer and filmmaker living in Lagos, Nigeria. He received his BA (Hons) in English and Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. He is presently a mentee at the Nlele Institute Mentorship Programme and a member of 1884 Collective. He was nominated for the Edwin George Prize for Photography at The Future Africa Awards in 2017.
Omoregie believes photography, and art generally can be a source for societal change and hopes to engage his audience and the society in general in cultural interactions. His work focuses primarily on social justice and culture.
He has been referenced on CNN Africa, BBC, Quartz and by leading Nigerian blogs and art journals and has shown his works in both solo and group exhibitions in Lagos, Abuja, Benin City, North Carolina, Fotohof, Salzburg, Bournemouth University (Arts By the Sea 2019), UK and at the 12th Bamako Biennale (2019). His short film, Grey which was partly inspired by Ed Kashi’s Aging in America, and won the Fashola Photography Foundation Prize (2019).