Ayesha Kazim’s images mobilizes a strong feminine gaze

For Kazim, each moment, and each image produced captures a part of time that can never fade.

Ayesha Kazim is a conceptual portrait photographer working in New York City, Cape Town, and London. Her passion for image-taking began at a young age, ten years old. Now, with experience behind her name, Kazim utilizes analog and digital mediums to capture the intimate, transient moments of everyday life. Her British, Nigerian, and South African background influences her desire to create nuanced portraits that speak to a wide range of audiences and communities. Ayesha’s creative practice balances introspection and curiosity as she photographs subjects exuding resilience, power, and quiet confidence.