Mikael Chukwuma Owunna

Mikael is a Nigerian-Swedish artist and photographer, born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His work centers around identity. Mikael is the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship (Taiwan - 2012) and his projects: I am Atayal!, Limit(less) and Infinite Essence - have collectively exhibited in Asia, Europe and North America and been featured in media ranging from The New York Times, PBS, NPR, Al-Jazeera Plus, BuzzFeed and Teen Vogue to the official outlet of Taiwan's Ministry of Culture. He was selected for the 2018 New York Times Portfolio Review, Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Awards and Review Santa Fe for his series Limit(less) and Infinite Essence. He has spoken and lectured about his work widely from Harvard Law School to Swedish Public Radio. Mikael speaks English (fluent), French (professional working-proficiency) and basic Mandarin Chinese. His work imagines new universes and realities for marginalized communities around the globe.

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