Photographers Hakeem Adewumi and Moyo Oyelola take a global tale and make it feel like home.Long description: Exploring the profound impact of African diaspora around the world, photographers Hakeem Adewumi and Moyo Oyelola create connections with their highly personal art. Their exhibits take a global tale and make it feel like home. Extended Description: Photographers Hakeem Adewumi and Moyo Oyelola have both traveled, explored, and experienced the vast array of countries that make up the African... [see more] diaspora. Their parallel journeys sparked an instant friendship that grew into a "multi-sensory experience for our audience to learn more about Black people across the world," says Adewumi. Exploring the profound impact of the diaspora around the world, their exhibits take a global tale and make it feel like home. Personal, political, and humane, these two photogs are creating connections with their art all over the world.
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