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 […]

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 […]

Dance of Salt – Ayiti

Dance of Salt – Ayiti

Lost imagination. This is the scariest thing that has happened to me, scarier than cancer. It’s death I thought I had lost my imagination then I found it because I read this and I breathed “One of the most powerful modes of black belonging is metaphorized in the body’s sway under spirit possession”.  [ Nadia Ellis […]

“Breath Erotica” – “we have poetry so we will not die of history”

“Breath Erotica” – “we have poetry so we will not die of history”

Introduction to Love | Hope | Community Sexualities & Social Justice in the Caribbean, :Write the Fire: Tributes to Michelle Cliff” With thanks to Rosamond S. King & Angelique V. Nixon – Co-Directors, Caribbean International Resource Network   for inviting myself and Alexis De Veaux to be part of this tribute   “Breath Erotica” (Visual Story) by Alexis […]

Black Portraitures III : Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures”

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Crea(c)tive Senses, Photography, Vodoun | No Comments
Black Portraitures III : Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures”

Spirit Desire is a series of photographic essays that explore African Diasporic spiritual practices as spaces of resistance, imagination and sacred memories. The first series [Memwa sakre: – lespri ki nan nou menm. Sacred memories: -The spirits within us ] is a celebration of Haitian Vodoun as a site of resistance, decolonization and community. I […]

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