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Toronto, Canada

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Nick Kozak (b. 1982) is a freelance photojournalist whose current work is focused on the issues of community and identity, their inseparability and constant state of flux. He explores communities that are displaced, marginalized, and/or those carving out new social spaces out of necessity or a desire to redefine a collective identity. His curiosity is combined with a keen eye, innate sensitivity and desire for greater social awareness. By nurturing relationships with communities and placing a great importance on learning from the people he photographs, Nick is able to create intimate pictures that tell informative stories.  

Nick's work has been supported by the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, and it has been exhibited in Canada, the United Kingdom, China, Poland, Bangladesh, and the United States. Nick’s editorial clients include BBC Travel, The Canadian Press, La Presse, Maclean's Magazine, Postmedia, Report on Business Magazine, Toronto Community News, Toronto Life, The Washington Post, the Toronto Star and the University of Toronto Magazine.

He has had major commissioned projects with Facing History and Ourselves, the Atkinson Foundation, and Evergreen City Works. Nick has worked with numerous visual artists including; Blue Republic, Candice Breitz, Corwyn Lund, Zbigniew Oksiuta, LeuWebb Projects, and Lyla Rye.

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