Rediscovering Our Origins with Mikael Owunna — Center for Action and Contemplation

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Rediscovering Our Origins with Mikael Owunna

Barbara Holmes and Donny Bryant welcome Mikael Owunna in conversation for this episode of The Cosmic We. Mikael Owunna is a queer Nigerian American multi-media artist and engineer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Exploring the intersections of visual media with engineering, optics, Blackness, and African cosmologies, his work seeks to elucidate an emancipatory vision of possibility that pushes Black people beyond all boundaries, restrictions, and frontiers. Learn more about Mikael at

This generative conversation is followed by a cosmic reflection by Barbara and Donny on one of the evocative threads offered by Mikael during this episode.

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You can find Mikael’s upcoming exhibitions at:

Upcoming Exhibitions & Film Screenings

NYC: ClampArt, Sept 17 – Oct 30, 2021

Opening Reception: Friday, Sept 17, 6-8pm

LA: Iris Project, Nov 6 – Nov 30, 2021

Opening Reception: Saturday, Nov 6, 3pm-5pm

Raleigh: CAM Raleigh, Nov 14, 2021

Opening: Sunday, Nov 14, 5-8pm

Length: 00:49:30
Size: 49mb
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