At 25, Somi Nwandu has studied, lived, and worked in 5 cities, across 4 countries on 3 continents and has travelled to over 30 nations. Born and raised in Maryland, U.S.A. as well as Enugu, eastern Nigeria, Somi has always been fascinated with artistic matters from an early age and expressed her creativity through writing, painting, photography, drawings, fashion illustrations and digital software.
After high school, Nwandu moved to New York City to further her studies, obtaining degrees in Fashion Design, Fashion Business Management and International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries with a Minor in Economics from the renowned Fashion Institute of Technology and graduated in 2016. She is currently completing an MA in Global Creative and Cultural Industries (GCCI) from the SOAS, University of London while actively pursuing her art in photography, fashion and the digital world.
Makoko Loko: Life on the Water II