This story has been published in the 2023 Pathfinder Issue of Hidden Compass. While every story has a single byline, the issue is a collaborative effort. Storyteller proceeds from all patronage campaigns in this issue will go collectively to Team Tété on top of their article pay.
The 2023 Pathfinder Prize expedition team came back from Greenland with an abundance of striking images — more than we could include in the photo-rich stories of this issue. So, we present “Character Encounters,” a gallery of 20 captivating photos from expedition leader Lola Akinmade Åkerström that continue to bring the expedition to life.
View a snapshot of the gallery below and keep scrolling to see the individual images with their captions.
Lola Akinmade Åkerström
Lola Akinmade Åkerström is the 2023 Pathfinder Prize-winning expedition leader and cinematic art director for “In Tété’s Footsteps: A Cultural Expedition in Greenland.”
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