Following in the Footsteps of Warriors

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.

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Performance and the Art of Intimidation

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 →

Elemental

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 →

Nudity and Art: Living my Truth

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 →

Performance Art: Reflecting and Revealing

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 →

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