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Namsa Leuba (Switzerland, b. 1982) studied photography at ECAL, University of Art and Design Lausanne, and obtained a Masters in Art Direction at ECAL. Her work has been published in numerous magazines, including The New Yorker, I-D, Numéro, KALEIDOSCOPE, Foam, Interview, Vice Magazine, New York Magazine, Le M, Libération, British Journal of Photography, and European Photography.

In 2010, Leuba won First Prize at the Planches Contact Festival in Deauville, France. In 2012, Leuba was awarded the PhotoGlobal Prize at the Photography Festival in Hyères. She was the winner of the Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Festival in 2013. Namsa Leuba has participated in recent exhibitions including Photoquai in Paris, France; Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design at the Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain; Africa Reframed in Copenhagen, Denmark; Daegu Photo Biennale in Daegu, Korea; the Athens Photo Festival in Athens, Greece, and a performance in Off Print at the Tate Modern, London.

In 2018, Leuba has been included in the group exhibition African State of Mind at New Art Exchange, London and and has held an exhibition at the Hangar Art Center, Brussels. She was commissioned by Nike to create the campaign for the Nigerian jersey kit for the World Cup 2018, and was commissioned by The New Yorker to create a photographic series documenting emerging Nigerian musicians in Lagos. She has also collaborated with fashion and commercial campaigns for Christian Lacroix, Dior and Edun. Leuba is currently based in Switzerland and in Tahiti.

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