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*Webby Award Honoree* First Generation Burden focuses on the intersection of immigrants and the creative community. We celebrate the unique and diverse immigrant population in America through longform interviews.
Hosted by Rich Tu, an artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. He is also first generation Filipino-American and who cares about culture and the future.
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77. 'Every Artist is Constrained in Some Way' w/ Mamadi Doumbouya, Photographer
Mamadi Doumbouya is a photographer from Guinea, West Africa. He has photographed icons like Spike Lee, Tom Hanks, and Neil Degrasse Tyson, and was recently honored as one of Forbes 30 Under 30. Rich Tu and Mamadi sit down for an exuberant conversation that covers his life in Guinea, how he found NYCSalt to jumpstart his career, how family obligation informs who he is today, and what it means to feel like a tourist in your own home.