Headspace – Thomas Otieno

Headspace Thomas Otieno Taken during the quarantine, amidst a pandemic, with an uncertain future looming, this project is a reminder to all to protect their mental health and everything surrounding it. Tensions tend to rise high with every new day and headline. This...

Soft – Namafu Amutse

Soft Namafu Amutse Soft is a photo series that explores the relationship between three brothers. This visual work aids in combating the hegemonic forms of Black masculinity, and revisits the intersections of Blackness and manhood contributing towards diversifying...

uMoya – Toka Hlongwane

uMoya Toka Hlongwane Moya waka o fatse (my spirits are down) is a common phrase among the Bantu and Nguni people of southern Africa expressed in their various languages. This often describes feeling sad, down, or general unhappiness. I have always been intrigued by...

A Silence the Depth of Graves & Other Poems – Timi Sanni

A Silence the Depth of Graves & Other Poems Timi Sanni In Memoriam for Aunt B When you died, mother melted an offering of candlesin her mouth like a menorah – call this silence – waxcollecting in an orifice that should be making ululationsto God. Perhaps, she...

In This Body – Yaa Konadu

In This Body Yaa Konadu Though my eyes were closed, I could feel her circling me slowly. We were naked. Both my request, both by agreement. When you stand still, simply, your awareness warps and focuses and travels. I felt the weight of my arms by my side, then the...