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 […]

The Desire of Spirits by Donald Molosi [Book Review]

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in Crea(c)tive Senses, Haiti, Photography, Vodoun | No Comments
The Desire of Spirits by Donald Molosi [Book Review]

The Desire of Spirits – a review of “Spirit Desire” photo book by Donald Molosi   In Spirit Desire: Resistance, Imagination and Sacred Memories in Haitian Vodoun, Sokari Ekine – through simultaneously real and surreal photography – invites the viewer into various stages of ritual in Haitian vodoun. Throughout the collection of photo essays, we […]

Soft

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018 in Crea(c)tive Senses, Photography, Portrait, Queer | No Comments
Soft

The softness of thought and light, on the borderlands of time and space. See me. I am here Click to enlarge Photos of Tia Banks [Black Girl Masculine] copyright Sokari Ekine 2018

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 […]

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