Spirit Desire and the Persistence of Blackness in Haitian Vodoun

Spirit Desire and the Persistence of Blackness in Haitian Vodoun

SOKARI EKINE’S “SPIRIT DESIRE” Presentation by Alexis De Veaux (“Black Portraitures III,” Johannesburg, South Africa, Nov 17-19, 2016) The series of photographs “made” by the Nigerian British, self-described black queer feminist photographer Sokari Ekine, beginning in 2013, in Haiti, usher in the photographer’s project, “Spirit Desire.” As codified by Ekine, the project attempts to document […]

Moments: Joy of Freedom

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in Black & White, Haiti, Stories, Vodoun | No Comments
Moments:  Joy of Freedom

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Not queer like gay, queer like……..

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Black & White, Vodoun | No Comments
Not queer like gay, queer like……..

queer like, escaping definition “Not queer like gay. Queer like, escaping definition. Queer like some sort of fluidity and limitlessness at once. Queer like a freedom too strange to be conquered. Queer like the fearlessness to imagine what love can look like…and pursue it.”   Text via Decolonize the Queer

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