Mo Phùng (they/them) is a Việt/Người Kinh second-generation immigrant and settler who was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. They are a local photographer and ocean justice activist based in Kjipuktuk (Halifax). Their personal and creative work processes extend into documentary portraiture, visual art, underwater realms and dreamscapes. They are an Alchemist of Ancestral Services at Future Ancestors Services, an Indigenous and Black-owned, youth-led professional services social enterprise that advances climate justice and equity with lenses of anti-racism and ancestral accountability. Mo is currently working on projects connecting their practices with the complexities of gender identities and existences within the Asian diaspora.
Their work centers and supports QTBIPOC folks working in Climate Justice, Anti-Racism, Environmental Racism and 2SLGBTQIA+ Rights and Awareness.
Photo Credit: Mo Dresch