Namsa Leuba

The United States, Brooklyn, New York Red Hook Labs

Namsa Leuba is interested in the representation of African identity through the Western imagination, informed by her own heritage (Guinean/Swiss). She obtained a Masters from the University of Art and Design Lausanne. Her work has featured in i-D, Numéro, Kaleidoscope, Interview, Vice, New York Magazine, Wallpaper, Libération and Nataal. Recent exhibitions include Daegu Photo Biennale South Korea, Photoquai Paris and Making Africa at the Guggenheim Bilbao. She was awarded the PhotoGlobal Prize at the 2012 Fashion and Photography Festival Hyères and the 2013 Magenta Foundation Emerging Photographers Award. She is represented by Art Twenty One, Lagos.