I consider myself an afrofuturist. It appeals to me on a personal and spiritual level - the mix of sci-fi and indigenous sensibilities. Interpretations of a future through an afrocentric lens; this is the concept that drives much of my work.
Most days, when I'm alone or just in my own space, there is no guard up. However when I walk out into the world, especially when I'm making moves to create, the armor is on, in all its gleaming splendor. I am at full attention, with my inner coding to be 'on point' taking priority.... Continue Reading →
She pulls my strings. From across the room we feast on each other. I can feel the heat of her gaze calling my name, revealing my weakness for her. I flinch and stutter, hoping my sly upturned lip wasn't mistaken in the conversation at hand. I look over my shoulder, engrossing myself in our fiery... Continue Reading →
I have chosen a career that is defined by my ability to create emotional responses through images. I have embraced it as a way of life, as a truth that cannot be denied. For me, there is no alternative, because this is who I was created to be. I have devoted countless hours and dollars... Continue Reading →
Being a performance artist, burlesque dancer and alternative model, nudity and the human form have become a place of comfort and power for me. I embrace the strength I have in my physical body, a force that allows me to create images, memories, emotional responses through movement. Growing up, the brutal teasing from my peers,... Continue Reading →
Please be aware, some images in this post contain nudity. I was shocked, not surprised, when Donald Trump was elected. I have been spending a lot of time in Mexico over the past year, watching from a little further away as he spouted his dangerous rhetoric to all who would listen. I felt fearful, disgusted,... Continue Reading →
My time in San Miguel De Allende has been filled with amazing creative projects, so when Alessandro Alviani asked me to model his designs, I was thrilled and eager. Originally from Italy, Alessandro's work has been shown in nine Fashion Week events around the globe, and can only be found for purchase in art galleries.... Continue Reading →
My performer friends in Maine know how to put together a variety show. Last Christmastime, my friend Holly Danger invited me to perform in her holiday production, the Naughty Elves Burlesque Show. Holly always pulls together a great cast of the finest talent, and this was no exception. Drag Queens, Burlesque Dancers, Queer Sex Education,... Continue Reading →