Sokari Ekine

Documentary Photographer, Visual Scholar
      
Experimental
Location: New Orleans
Nationality: Nigerian British
Biography: Sokari is a Nigerian British feminist, photographer, visual scholar, writer, and activist.  She has lived and worked in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and the US.  Her work focuses on decolonization, sexuality and sexual rights,... read on

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Alexis

By Sokari Ekine — Alexis De Veaux : the first in the series Queer as in  Fearlessness.   This is the story my grandfather told Membrane This is not the..
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Max

By Sokari Ekine — QUEER LIKE THE FEARLESSNESS TO IMAGINE "In becoming forcibly and essentially aware of my own mortality, and of what I wished and wanted for in..
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Alexis and Sangodare

By Sokari Ekine — Julia Sangodare Roxanne Wallace and Alexis Pauline Gumbs – the fourth in the series transformation of silence into action whether through..
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Blessol

By Sokari Ekine — Blessol Gathoni, a  Queer Social Rights Activist.   In conversation with Gathoni they talked about seeing,  not just perspectives,..
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Steven

By Sokari Ekine — Steven Fullwood is an archivist and queer activist.  In 1999 whilst working at the Schomburg in New York, he founded the Black Gay &..
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Salt: The Persistence of Blackness

By Sokari Ekine
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Haiti, People

By Sokari Ekine
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Spirit Desire Vodou Shorts: 1 - Spirit Practice

By Sokari Ekine — “SPIRIT DESIRE: - RESISTANCE, IMAGINATION & SACRED MEMORIES IN HAITIAN VODOUN” “Spirit Desire” is a celebration of..
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Takasa: Rescuing our truths through cleansing & consciousness

By Sokari Ekine — May/June 2017 I visited the coastal region of Kenya in a joint collaboration with Kenyan QLGBTI activist, Laura Wangari. Specifically, we visited,..
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