Spirit Desire: Photo Book 2018

Posted by on Jul 21, 2018 in Crea(c)tive Senses, Haiti, History, Photography, Vodoun | No Comments
Spirit Desire:  Photo Book 2018

For the past 18 months I have been working on producing my first photo book on Haitian Vodoun.    I began my  journey  as a documentary photographer in 2013, six years after my initial encounter with Vodou.  I doubt the journey would have been possible without the presence of  my Lwa met tet  and my […]

MFON: “ALTAR: PRAYER, RITUAL, OFFERINGS”

MFON:   “ALTAR: PRAYER, RITUAL, OFFERINGS”

Excited to be part of MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora  exhibition at the 7th annual PhotoVille in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York.   13th – 23rd September, 2018 MFON will be exhibiting 40 women photographers from the African diaspora as part of their exhibition, ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings!  curated by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn  

Sisterfire 2018 with Alexis De Veaux

Posted by on Jul 8, 2018 in Conversations, History, Queer | No Comments
Sisterfire 2018 with Alexis De Veaux

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Sisterfire festivals which began in the 1980s.  Alexis regularly attended the festivals and will be present at this year’s anniversary celebration in Washington DC. Below is an excerpt from an interview with the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative on the importance of the Sisterfire festivals.   Alexis […]

Ways of Dying – 2nd Line for Tee Eva, New Orleans

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in NOLA, Photography, Streets | No Comments
Ways of Dying – 2nd Line for Tee Eva, New Orleans

I found Tee Eva’s a couple of weeks after arriving in New Orleans last September. In a small corner shop off Magazine Street, Tee Eva [Eva Louis Perry] of New Orleans Baby Doll fame, made her large and small praline pies and other local specialities for the sweet of  tooth.   Her grandmother taught her […]

Communiqué – Sat_Urate_Musikology

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in SoundSystems | No Comments
Communiqué – Sat_Urate_Musikology

Communiqué, new EP by Lord Tusk, master producer, sound curator and connoisseur of unplayed and eclectic Audio Waves. A Lover of G notes and the 1 Loyal to the P 420°. 7th Communiqué is made of breathy, glossy Sci-Fi electro, bitcrushed drum samples and Minneapolitan funk feng shui, the hits and stabs of new jack […]

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