Limit(less) Project: 4 Queer African Women

Limit(less) is a documentary photography project by Mikael Owunna exploring the visual aesthetics of LGBTQ African immigrants. 

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4 Queer African Women

“I dedicate this collaboration to all the queer Africans that aren’t able to come out because that would put their life at risk. To the queer Africans that would be shunned by their community, family and/or country. To the queer Africans that are in desperate need of an answer and feeling lost as to where to look for it.

I know the feeling.

Chant this from the top of your lungs and mean it with every emotion in your body.

You are bold and filled with strength.

You are not alone. I’m with you. Limitless is with you.

We are here, we exist and WE ARE NOT going anywhere.

To Being a Limitless African,

Mai’Yah”

Mai’Yah, Queer Liberian, Furthest Right who was crucial in organizing this shoot


#LimitlessAfricans: 4 Queer African Women

Website: www.limitlessafricans.com

Donate: www.gofundme.com/limitlessafricans


Photography by @mikaelowunna (IG)

Headwraps by @wrapsbyjames (IG)


Mai’Yah

Name: Mai’Yah
Country of Origin: Liberia
Age: 18
Pronouns: she/ her    They/ Them
How do you identify in terms of your LGBTQ Identity: Queer

Instagram: @mai.yah

Tumblr: @Dwelah



Badu

Name : Badu
Country: Born and raised nyc  
African background: Ivory Coast
Age:20
Pronouns: she, her

Identity: pansexual, androgynous

Instagram: @baduizm_adu

Tumblr: @needstoescape


Yéwá

Name: Yéwándé (Yéwá for short)

Country of Origin: Nigeria (USA-born)
Age: 18
Pronouns: she/her, they/them
How do you identify in terms of your LGBTQ Identity: Queer

Instagram: @therealyewande

Tumblr: @blkpoetress-ye


Amadi

Name:  Amadi

Country of Origin: Nigeria (Born in the US)
Age: 18

Pronouns: she/her
Identity: genderqueer-queer- androgynous

Instagram: @kidandfro  

Snapchat: @kidandfro



About Limit(less):

Limit(less) is a photography project by Mikael Owunna documenting the fashion and style of LGBTQ African Immigrants (1st and 2nd generation) in diaspora. The project seeks to visually deconstruct the colonial binary which states that one cannot be both LGBTQ and African. #LimitlessAfricans


Website: www.limitlessafricans.com

Donate: www.gofundme.com/limitlessafricans

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