Namsa Leuba Cocktail Series for WAD Magazine No. 53

Swiss photographer Namsa Leuba concerns herself with the depiction of African identity through Western eyes, seen here in her Cocktail series for WAD Magazine No. 53 Leuba has captured her female subject in a selection of western and tribal-influenced dress, adorned with luscious palm leaves, flowers, and set against a brightly colored studio background.   The daughter of a Guinean mother and Helvetian father, Leuba grew up in Switzerland; her work has been featured in publications such as Numero and i-D magazine.

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Amanda Jakubik

Year Born: 1987
Location: NYC // How many hours a day are you on the web? 5
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