Shanekia McIntosh is a poet and performer. Her interdisciplinary work, inspired by the black diaspora, aims to disrupt and confront historical colonial erasure.
Utilizing the thematic palettes of dislocation, trauma, migration, climate crisis and afro-futurism. Her work has been featured in the New Museum, Second Ward Foundation, Charim Galerie, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art’s TBA Festival, Hudson Hall, NY Live Arts, ICA at VCU, Basilica Hudson and more,with recent work being published in Chronogram, Apogee Journal and The TENTH Magazine.
Her debut chapbook, Spiral as Ritual, was released December 2020 by Topos Press.
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photo by Tschabalala Self