Biko Wesa (b. 1992) is an artist and documentary photographer from Kilifi, Kenya.
His work focuses on issues related to identity, cultural anthropology and emerging issues in his country and abroad. He started his career in photography in 2012 and later started pursuing personal projects. In 2015, he attended a week-long Canon workshop with Gary Knight, which drew him into visual storytelling and documentary photography. Biko was selected by the World Press Photo as a participant of the East Africa Masterclass in 2016, and was recently among 150 photographers worldwide who attended the 2017 New York Portfolio Review.
His work has been published in Christina Angell Anderson’s book “After 5: A Photographic Journey in Kenya.” His work has also been exhibited in the Museum of Drug Policy in New York and the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Biko is represented by Native Agency.