The 99 Series Part Two and The 99 Series Part One capture “the story we each carry, of loss, of oppressors, of victims, of disconnection,” writes Muluneh. Whether through cultural advocacy or ardent storytelling, Aida Muluneh’s vision of the African continent is a powerful testament to the ability of photography to bridge divides. After returning to Ethiopia as an adult after living most of her life abroad, Muluneh founded the Addis Foto Fest to celebrate global exchanges made possible by photography. Such an exchange also informs her own photography practice, which has garnered critical acclaim from institutions such as African Photography Encounters in Bamako, Mali, as well This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 28 David Uzochukwu A proliﬁc photographer comes of age. Arts & Culture The Photographer in the Garden Gardens have provided powerful inspiration for Man Ray, Mapplethorpe and a million hobby photographers. Arts & Culture Partnerships Lap See Lam Artist Lap-See Lam challenges notions of identity and belonging with provocative installations. Arts & Culture Issue 26 Zanele Muholi Rebel without a pause: A firebrand photographer and visual activist reflects on a decade’s work. Arts & Culture Issue 26 Gordon Parks Gordon Parks documented America: its violence, its beauty, its pride and its prejudice. Arts & Culture Issue 25 Essential Reading Transportable and transportive: the beauty of literature and its ability to absorb us in different worlds.