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Poppy Alaba

Art and photography editor at Wildabout. Based in South London.

‘A BODY SO HIGH WITH POLITICS’ WITH MUNESU MUKOMBE

‘Liberty Leading the Digital’ Photography (2014) These portraits were heavily influenced by the Eugène Delacroix painting “Liberty Leading the People.” My interpretation was a revolution through the internet and technology. Liberty leading us through a new age. I shot this with an iPhone camera and used various apps to edit.   Munesu Mukombe is a […]

BLACK FLY ZINE: LET’S TALK ABOUT SEX-UAL HEALTH FOR PEOPLE OF COLOUR

Wildabout in conversation with Nana Adae-Amoakoh and Ella Frost on Black Fly Zine, a zine focusing on sex positivity and sexual health for people of colour and by people of colour.  Nana Adae-Amoakoh is a queer, British-born Ashanti babe focused on facilitating healing spaces for disadvantaged women of colour. Former educator at a specialist school for children expelled […]

On Black Performativity and Finding Solace in QTIPOC Spaces: an Interview with Daniel Brathwaite-Shirley

Daniel is a queer non-binary black artist whose pronouns are they. They are dedicated to creating work around and for QTIPOC groups. Their artist pseudonym is Ladyd. Wildabout: Could you define your art for us? Daniel: I would say my art is recording and exploring the experiences of QTIPOC people within London. A lot of it is […]

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