Dai Kurokawa


Dai Kurokawa is European Pressphoto Agency’s (EPA) chief photographer and photo editor for East Africa. 

Kurokawa started his career as a freelance photojournalist in South East Asia and joined EPA’s Tokyo bureau in 2007. After being based in Vietnam in 2008, he moved to East Africa to head EPA’s operation there. 

He has spent years covering conflicts and social issues in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi, among others.  

His work regularly appears in major newspapers and magazines around the world. 

World Press Photo Involvement:
2020 Photo Contest award-winning photographer 

Dai Kurokawa on Social Media:
Instagram: @dai.kurokawa
Twitter: @daikurokawa

Dai Kurokawa

Image credit: Daniel Irungu