Sokari Ekine

Documentary Photographer, Visual Scholar, Abolitionist
    
Working the Spirit: Rituals of the African Diaspora
Location: New Orleans
Nationality: Nigerian British
Biography: Sokari Ekine, Photography Sokari Ekine is a Nigerian Black British genderqueer 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 the 4th... read on
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Working the Spirit: Rituals of the African Diaspora
sokari ekine
Nov 11, 2019
EXHIBITION:  Working the Spirit: Rituals of the African Diaspora is an exhibition curated by Dr. Sarah Clunis and presented at Xavier Gallery, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA.  The exhibition opens on November 7th until April 3rd, 2020.

Sokari Ekine's photography holds center stage with eleven exhibits four of which are 58 1/2 x 39 printed on canvas.  




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