feature: lupita nyong’o photographed by erik madigan heck for the guardian

December 14, 2015

Check out these new Lupita Nyong’o photos. The editorial, lensed by Erik Madigan Heck and styled by Priscilla Kwateng, feature in a new Guardian interview with the Mexican-Kenyan star – conducted ahead of the much-anticipated release of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ which Nyong’o stars in. In regards to the sci-fi film series, the actress tells the Guardian: “These worlds are created by human beings and at the end of the day they are created to illuminate something about us. So, under all the makeup, it’s just human relationships and wants and desires […] All we know is how to be human. And the way we take in the world that isn’t human is also human.” Explore below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor