Works in the Collection
Adama Delphine Fawundu was born in Brooklyn, NY to parents from Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea. She earned an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University in 2018. She works in photography, printmaking, video, sound, and assemblage. She was nominated for and won the Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Award and was named OkayAfrica’s 100 Women making an impact on Africa and its Diaspora. She was also included in the Royal Photographic Society’s (UK) Hundred Heroines.
Fawundu co-founded and independently published the critically acclaimed book “MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora”, the success of which earned her invitations to speak at such institutions as The Tate Modern, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and Harvard University. Her work can be found in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Historical Society, The Norton Museum of Art, and The David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, among others.