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2019 Projects in progress
sokari ekine
Feb 1, 2019
As a way of exploring queerness and it’s relationship to spirituality and ritual practices and building on previous work, “Altars: Black Queer Spirit Work”will explore how we as black queer subjects engage with spiritual practice and create rituals as a way of formulating meaning; self-determining constructions of freedom and resistance through a constant state of reimagining queer realities.
Signs of Godis a series of digital collages in which I articulate the complicity of Christianity in the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and the subsequent religious colonization  by various sects of the Christian church that continues on the continent today.   The images used in the creative process are from my own visual archive including most recently photographs made in Ghana and New Orleans.
Yabo Figuratively Speaking, presents a visual interpretation of the novel Yabo by Alexis De Veaux[2014, Redbone Press]
Ongoing work:  Ways of Dyingbegan in Haiti 2010, explores rituals of dying, death and afterlife in Haiti and New Orleans
  • Featured image from Studio B in New Orleans 2018.

Sokari Ekine

Sokari Ekine is a Queer Nigerian British Feminist, diasporic nomad, visual scholar, and activist, writer, educator seeking out new possibilities and ways of being beyond the normative and hegemony of whiteness, heterosexuality and native informers.
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