In Bloodflowers W. Ian Bourland examines the photography
of Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955–1989), whose art is a touchstone for
cultural debates surrounding questions of gender and queerness,
race and diaspora, aesthetics and politics, and the enduring
legacy of slavery and colonialism. Born in Nigeria, Fani-Kayode
moved between artistic and cultural worlds in Washington, DC, New
York, and London, where he produced the bulk of his... more...