Sokari Ekine is creating visual narratives on African Diasporic Spiritual Practices
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How This Works 

Do the photographs I create, move you, inspire and or bring you joy? If yes then you could directly support my creativity here on Patreon*.    

The Pledge* 

*You can make a monthly pledge as little or as much as you like on from $1 upwards - there is no limit so feel free to express your joy in the most expansive way you can manage.....

*You are charged when you pledge and then ongoing at the beginning of each month.

*You can cancel your pledge or change your pledge amount at any time.

Who am I? 

I am a Nigerian Diasporic, Quar Black Feminist Neo Sexual. I also used to be a nomad but now I am happily settled in New Orleans. 

Spirit Desire

Spirit Desire is a series of photographic essays that explore African Diasporic spiritual practices in Haiti, Kenya, and Southern US; those in-between spaces, above and below, visible and invisible that constitute the many worlds that exist in harmony.

Spirit Desire:- Resistance, Imagination and Sacred Memories in Haitian Vodoun” is the first in the series and is a celebration of Haitian Vodoun as a site of resistance, decolonization and community. In these images we witness the freedom of an unbound imagination that recognizes the power of the self and the spirit within us as a multidimensional force which stretches far into the past and into the future.

In “Spirit Desire: The Vernacular of Freedom, and the Politics of Rescue in Queer Futures” I contemplate the centrality of spiritual practice for queer people of African heritage in Kenya and Southern US; who we are, the contradictions in these spaces and times, and our spiritual selves. We see our many spiritual practices as acts of decolonization – ‘freedom narratives’.


Your support will go towards various aspects of my work: completing a photo book of my work in Haiti; purchasing printing supplies; work related travel costs near and far; bring additional sustenance and joy to my daily life.   


Tiers
Droplets - $1 or more
$1 or more per month
Thank you, you are the beginnings of great things to come. Enjoy my creations right here: sokariekine.me and after 12 months I will bless you with a 4 x 6 post print of your choice. 
Spring showers - $3 or more
$3 or more per month
Thank you, the sun is on the horizon, every 3 months you will be blessed with a 4 x 6 post print of your choice
Rainbows - $6 or more
$6 or more per month
Thank you, the rainbow is out and , every 3 months you will be blessed with a 5 x 7 post print of your choice
Hard rain - $10 or more
$10 or more per month
Thank you, now we are moving,  every 3 months you will be blessed with one  8 x 10 post print of your choice
Soaking - $20 or more
$20 or more per month
Thank you, I am beginning to soak but no worries I have a beautiful orange raincoat AND,  every 3 months you will be blessed with two  8 x 10 post print of your choice
Torrential - $50 or more
$50 or more per month
Thank you, I am drowning in your love and dancing with utmost joy. Every 3 months you will receive a glorious 19 x 13 print of your choice. How good does it get!
Grand mapou $100 or more
$100 or more per month
Thank you, now I am besides myself with happiness, my eyes are lit, my feet are dope, this doesnt get any better. Feel free to choose your quarterly reward..
Goals
0 of 50 patrons
50+ patrons will be great in helping me move forward with the Spirit Desire project here in the US
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First thank you for dropping by...........

How This Works 

Do the photographs I create, move you, inspire and or bring you joy? If yes then you could directly support my creativity here on Patreon*.    

The Pledge* 

*You can make a monthly pledge as little or as much as you like on from $1 upwards - there is no limit so feel free to express your joy in the most expansive way you can manage.....

*You are charged when you pledge and then ongoing at the beginning of each month.

*You can cancel your pledge or change your pledge amount at any time.

Who am I? 

I am a Nigerian Diasporic, Quar Black Feminist Neo Sexual. I also used to be a nomad but now I am happily settled in New Orleans. 

Spirit Desire

Spirit Desire is a series of photographic essays that explore African Diasporic spiritual practices in Haiti, Kenya, and Southern US; those in-between spaces, above and below, visible and invisible that constitute the many worlds that exist in harmony.

Spirit Desire:- Resistance, Imagination and Sacred Memories in Haitian Vodoun” is the first in the series and is a celebration of Haitian Vodoun as a site of resistance, decolonization and community. In these images we witness the freedom of an unbound imagination that recognizes the power of the self and the spirit within us as a multidimensional force which stretches far into the past and into the future.

In “Spirit Desire: The Vernacular of Freedom, and the Politics of Rescue in Queer Futures” I contemplate the centrality of spiritual practice for queer people of African heritage in Kenya and Southern US; who we are, the contradictions in these spaces and times, and our spiritual selves. We see our many spiritual practices as acts of decolonization – ‘freedom narratives’.


Your support will go towards various aspects of my work: completing a photo book of my work in Haiti; purchasing printing supplies; work related travel costs near and far; bring additional sustenance and joy to my daily life.   


Recent posts by Sokari Ekine

Tiers
Droplets - $1 or more
$1 or more per month
Thank you, you are the beginnings of great things to come. Enjoy my creations right here: sokariekine.me and after 12 months I will bless you with a 4 x 6 post print of your choice. 
Spring showers - $3 or more
$3 or more per month
Thank you, the sun is on the horizon, every 3 months you will be blessed with a 4 x 6 post print of your choice
Rainbows - $6 or more
$6 or more per month
Thank you, the rainbow is out and , every 3 months you will be blessed with a 5 x 7 post print of your choice
Hard rain - $10 or more
$10 or more per month
Thank you, now we are moving,  every 3 months you will be blessed with one  8 x 10 post print of your choice
Soaking - $20 or more
$20 or more per month
Thank you, I am beginning to soak but no worries I have a beautiful orange raincoat AND,  every 3 months you will be blessed with two  8 x 10 post print of your choice
Torrential - $50 or more
$50 or more per month
Thank you, I am drowning in your love and dancing with utmost joy. Every 3 months you will receive a glorious 19 x 13 print of your choice. How good does it get!
Grand mapou $100 or more
$100 or more per month
Thank you, now I am besides myself with happiness, my eyes are lit, my feet are dope, this doesnt get any better. Feel free to choose your quarterly reward..