Sokari Ekine

Documentary Photographer, Visual Scholar, Abolitionist
    
Tales of the City - PRIDE
Location: New Orleans
Nationality: Nigerian British
Biography: Sokari Ekine, Photography Sokari Ekine is a Nigerian British queer feminist and abolitionist who has lived and worked in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and the United States. Their work has been exhibited in such venues as:  4th Biennale of... read on
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Tales of the City - PRIDE
sokari ekine
Jun 5, 2019
I'm proud to be included in the promotion of  #TalesOfYourCity, in my adopted home of New Orleans, where the series Tales of the City on Netflix is highlighting local queer voices, activists. and role models in their communities. Billboard #NewOrleans @ Canal and N Ramparts.  Photos of me by @sorayatzaman.  Other cities included in the promotion are New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Minniapolis.  The series begins on the 7th June and runs throughout PRIDE month. 
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Lived Experience: Delphine Diallo's powerful portraits of LGBTQ+ people aged over 50

By Sokari Ekine / New York City — I am pleased to announce the publication of Lived Experience and that I and my spouse, Alexis De Veaux are..
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Kazal, Haiti as Memory

By Sokari Ekine / Kazal, (Casale) Haiti — In the town of Kazal, (Casale) some 45 minutes from Port-au-Prince, there are layers of memory...
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Altars of Black Resistance - New Orleans

By Sokari Ekine — Over the past four weeks, Black people in New Orleans have been creating altars at sites of protests, on..
Covid-19 News Spotlight

The Empty Quarter - Covid-19

By Sokari Ekine / New Orleans, Louisiana — The Empty Quarter:  The Mississippi River  in the Time of Covid-19 New Orleans is one of the major..
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Working the Spirit: Rituals of the African Diaspora

By Sokari Ekine — EXHIBITION:  Working the Spirit: Rituals of the African Diaspora  is an exhibition curated by Dr...
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AfroFuture, Ground Zero Exhibition

By Sokari Ekine / New Orleans — EXHIBITION : An exhibition showcasing contemporary work by artists, creatives, and designers engaging in..
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Lovership, We Are Sacred Space. [Pride]

By Sokari Ekine — Julia Sangodare Roxanne Wallace and Alexis Pauline Gumbs – the fourth in the series transformation of..
Events News Spotlight

Queer! Like Fearlessness to Imagine

By Sokari Ekine / Brasília, Brazil — Celebrating PRIDE “Not queer like gay. Queer like, escaping definition. Queer like some sort of..
Spotlight

Exhibition: ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offering

By Sokari Ekine — Photoville Los Angeles   Photograph by Sokari Ekine from the Takasa series, queering the spiritual..
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Exhibition: Memento Mori

By Sokari Ekine — Memento Mori an exhibition on the fragility of human life. At the Second Floor Gallery, St Claude, New..
Books News

Book: Spirit Desire

By Sokari Ekine — For the past 18 months I have been working on producing my first photo book on Haitian Vodoun.  ..
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2019 Projects in progress

By Sokari Ekine — As a way of exploring queerness and it’s relationship to spirituality and ritual practices and..
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Photo Stories 2019 [7:] Nothing Matters

By Sokari Ekine — Nothing Matters is the title of a poem which inspired a collection of poems and other writings by the same..
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