Jaskirt Boora is an award winning photographer whose work focuses on a socially engaged practice using portraiture and documentary photography. Fuelled by a passion for people and their stories, her work has been exhibited across the country, including Wembley stadium and Manchester’s people museum, as well as being published in The Sunday Times. She has won numerous awards including the Photo Imaging Council Award and Ideas Tap & Magnum Sports Award. Her most celebrated projects include Everyday Olympian and Mitti Di Khushboo.

For more information on Jaskirt's work, to get in touch regarding employment opportunities, or to just say hello, feel free to get in touch.

Awards & Artist Residencies

  • Photo Imaging Council Award - Women's Football body of work
  • Ideas Tap & Magnum Sports Award - Everyday Olympian body of work
  • Mac (Midland Art Centre) labs - artist residency
  • Terre Sont Frontiere, Tangier, Morroco - artist residency
  • Fierce Festival - artist residency
  • Kalaboration & Cultural Olympiad funding award for Everyday Olympian.
  • Arts Council England Funding for British Asian Musicians.
  • Multistory commission for the Blast! Photography Festival 2019, for 'Mitti Di Khushboo'
  • GRAIN Projects commission Birmingham Lockdown Stories, 2020.

Exhibitions

Boora's work has been exhibited widely in group and individual exhibitions. Here are some of the places it has been exhibited:

  • Lightwoods house, as part of the Blast! Photography Festival 2019
  • Wembley Stadium
  • Ethihad Stadium
  • Manchester's People Museum
  • Derby Format Festival, 2011
  • Lighthouse Gallery, Wolverhampton
  • The Public, West Bromwich
  • Coventry University Gallery
  • St Brendan's, Bristol
  • South Korea
  • UN Headquarters NY
  • Tangier Cinematoque, Morrocco
  • The Drum, Birmingham
  • New Arts Exchange, Nottingham
  • Digbeth Art Gallery, Birmingham
  • AOP Gallery, London
  • Foto8 Summershow, London
  • Nishkam Centre, Soho Road, Birmingham

Using Format