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Reimagining the Black and Queer Body: A conversation with Photographer Mikael Owunna

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

The Provost Committee on LGBTQ Life, Arts Everywhere, the LGBTQ Center, the African Studies Center and the Ackland will host “Reimagining the Black and Queer Body: A Conversation with Photographer Mikael Owunna.

Growing up as a Queer African person, Owunna was told that it was “un-African” to be gay and that homosexuality was foreign to his culture. After enduring years of severe alienation from his Nigerian heritage and a series of exorcisms, he found photography as his voice and his method for healing, leading him to where he is today.



November 8, 2019
7:00 pm


LGBTQ Center
African Studies Center
Provost Committee on LGBTQ Life


Ackland Art Museum
101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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