“She is following in her mother’s footsteps as a nurse and believes in healing our mind and body through nature.”
Bora Chung is an activist, cellist, photographer, and nursing student based in the DC/MD/VA region. She has been involved in her community for immigration and asylee rights by teaching English with Jubilee Housing and Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma. Bora has worked with 350.org to capture the resilient spirit of protestors during the Keystone Pipeline Action.
Her passion for nursing has also led her to health care rights and she has helped organize for the Rebellious Nursing Conference. Bora has photographed for EmpowerDC, DC APA Film Festival, Ladyfest Philadelphia, and Sulu DC. She is also involved in the music arena and has photographed for upcoming local bands at basement shows to recognized bands such as Deftones at the House of Blues.
Her photographs have been published in the Washington City Paper, WAMU’s DCentric, The Vinyl District, IC Magazine, Blow the Scene, WXPN’s The Key, and many others.
Bora is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park and soon-to-be graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore in Nursing. She is following in her mother’s footsteps as a nurse and believes in healing our mind and body through nature.
Bora now works as a contract photographer for Project Survival Media and 350.org.