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, “Spirit Desire: Queering the Past Through Vernaculars of Futurity” 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 […]

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 […]

Photo Stories 2019 [2] Mothers and Sons

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Conversations, History, Photography, Stories | No Comments
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 […]

The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category – Ola Osaze, 2019

The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category – Ola Osaze, 2019

Congratulations to this year’s recipient of The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category, Ola Osifo Osaze.   Ola is a trans masculine queer of Edo and Yoruba descent.  Ola is the “National Organizer for the Black LGBTQ+ Migrant Project and has been a community organizer for many years, including working with Transgender Law Center, the Audre […]

Photo Stories 2019: [1] . Dumping Instagram

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Photo Stories 2019:  [1] . Dumping Instagram

Writing in Vulture magazine, Drew Zeiba asks if you can make it as an artist without plugging yourself on Instagram?   For millennials, the answer is probably a resounding NO!  For those of us who grew up without a constant online experience the question is how did we manage?   The article raises three points  which stand […]

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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