Liz Johnson Artur is a Russian-Ghanaian photographer based in London. Born 1964 in Bulgaria and educated in Germany, she arrived in London in 1991. 

For the last 25 years Johnson Artur has been working on a photographic representation of people of African decent. 


„the only way for me to understand…why I took all these pictures…I was hungry…but I didn’t know…that I was…it’s like when you start eating…you realize how hungry you are…and when it came down to pictures…I now realize…how hungry I was…“ 

Liz Johnson Artur


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