Posted by Formation for Mission Team
on 24 September 2020
Mikael Chukwuma Owunna (b. 1990) is a Nigerian-Swedish American photographer, Fulbright Scholar and engineer. His work explores the relationship between engineering, optics, the black body and queerness. Owunna imagines new universes and realities for marginalized communities around the globe.
Owunna's work has exhibited across Asia, Europe and North America and has been featured in media ranging from the New York Times, CNN, NPR, and VICE to The Guardian. He has lectured about his work at venues including Harvard Law School, World Press Photo (Netherlands), Sveriges Radio (Sweden) and a TEDx talk. His first published monograph, Limitless Africans, was released in 2019.
Owunna speaks English, French and basic Mandarin Chinese.