Photo Stories 2019 [8:] From the M Archives – 1

Photo Stories 2019 [8:] From the M Archives – 1

that was when the people realized there had to be something after giving up, because there were no more places to leave. what do you do with a plant of excuses, scarred in unwelcome, inviting only absence? X marks the spot: not here.  M Archive: After the End of the World by Alexis Pauline Gumbs […]

Photo Stories 2019 [4:] A Sum of Encounters by Emmanuel Iduma

Photo Stories 2019 [4:] A Sum of Encounters by Emmanuel Iduma

I met Emmanuel Iduma in November 2009 in Lagos.  We were both attending a week long writing workshop, I as facilitator and he as a participant. He was very young and had recently started the Nigerian literary journal Saraba along with his friend Dami Ajayi which has just celebrated ten years.  He was gentle, somewhat […]

Photo Stories 2019 [2] Mothers and Sons

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Photo Stories 2019 [2] Mothers and Sons

Stranger Fruits is a series by photographer Jon Henry   created as a response to the killing of African American men by police. “The series uses the motif of the pietà—a depiction of the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus—as a means to examine a never-ending American tragedy. The pietà as a form captures both […]

2019 Projects in progress

2019 Projects in progress

As a way of exploring queerness and it’s relationship to spirituality and ritual practices and building on previous work, “Altars: Black Queer Spirit Work” will explore how we as black queer subjects engage with spiritual practice and create rituals as a way of formulating meaning; self-determining constructions of freedom and resistance through a constant state […]

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

It’s the end of 2018 and I have two exhibitions this week. . Two photographs from The Future is the next Breath, will be showing during Art Basel week in Miami as part of the AfroFuture exhibition.  The AfroFuture event is presented by Urban Philanthropies and curated by Gia Hamilton who brings together a group of multidisciplinary […]

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