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 […]

Birth / Earth Day Gifts

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in NOLA, Photography, Queer, Stories | No Comments
Birth / Earth Day Gifts

Celebrating Black Queer Love, Art, and Intergenerational, Intergalactic, Afro-Futures, I am basking in these gifts from Black Girl Masculine founder, Tia Banks.   Allergies got my eyes swollen but I couldn’t let the day go by without a tribute to this legendary queer Black media maker. This poem is for my mentor and good friend. […]

Starlarkin and OST & Score – Sat_Urate_Musikology

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in SoundSystems | No Comments
Starlarkin and  OST & Score – Sat_Urate_Musikology

“The score is a theoretical perspective journey infusing space, celestial mechanics and its countless motions. Peregrinate through past present and future myths contrived from factual realities”   STARLARKIN OST & SCORE by LORD TUSK ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK & SCORE credits released April 20, 2018 ALL SONGS WRITTEN, COMPOSED, PERFORMED, RECORDED AND MIXED BY LORD TUSK FOR […]

Queering the Past Through Vernaculars of Futurity

Queering the Past Through Vernaculars of Futurity

I encountered Vodou as a queer Nigerian living and working in Haiti  between 2010 and 2016, in the midst of rampant evangelicalism and associated homophobia and anti-Vodoun violence.   In Vodoun I  discovered a black queer  space of beauty;  both historical and contemporary resistance;  the Black Atlantic, those Diasporic crossings that speak to the “Persistence of […]

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