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Judith Quax

Judith Quax
b.1973
Ibou’s room, Dakar, Senegal, 2007
Selection from Series Illegal Migration / Immigration Clandestine
Digital Print
Courtesy of the artist

Judith Quax studied at the Photo Academy of Amsterdam. After several other projects, she chose to work on international migration from Senegal. Her work was published in Presence in Absence (2014) and the journals African Arts and Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art. She has exhibited in Dakar, Lagos, Berlin and Amsterdam. Her current work focuses on the role of photograph albums in sustaining relations between migrants and their families back home. Working for Amnesty International, she continues to document international migration.

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