Bella Okuya

All Disciplines Award, The New School - Photography

Bella is a London born and based photographer and educator, with a socially engaged documentary approach and a curious portraiture practice. Most of her work presents ongoing personal projects. She has a BA in English Literature, a PGCE from the University of London, and a City & Guilds Diploma in photo image making.​​​​​​​ Her research interests include exploring contemporary documentary practice and working with underrepresented communities using participatory photography. She will be exploring this on the MFA Photography programme at Parsons School of Design, New School, New York.