Aïda Muluneh
Lives & Works in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Aïda Muluneh graduated from Howard University in Washington D.C with a degree from the Communication Department, with a major in Film. Her photography has been published widely, and can be found in the permanent collections across the US, including at the of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, and the Museum of Biblical Art. Muluneh has won numerous awards, namely becoming the first Black woman to co-curate the Nobel Peace Prize exhibition in 2019; she returned as a commissioned artist for the prize the following year. Muluneh has been a jury member for several photography competitions, most notably the Sony World Photography Awards and the World Press Photo Contest in 2017. She has also been on various panel discussions on photography, including the African Union Cultural Summit, Art Basel, Tedx Johannesburg, and she gave the renowned Sem Presser Lecture at the World Press Photo Festival in Amsterdam in 2019. Aïda Muluneh will be presented by Efie Gallery. 

Aïda Muluneh, The Judgement, 2022, Archival Print, 60 x 86 cm, 80 x 116 cm. Courtesy of Efie Gallery.

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