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?lákìítán Adéolá

Born of Olúfẹ́mi & Olúyẹ́misí, Ọlákìítán Adéolá is a trans~themme poet, experiential artist and curator working in spirals & reversals.

beauty begrudged refuses to pose again

It started on a sunny day on a rooftop in Ebute Metta, after he impulsively went out to get a ten-foot-tall mirror. In front of it, he swayed from right to left, his arms outstretched, and posed; then he stood at attention, clamped both arms by the hips and posed; squatted and posed; pursed his lips and posed.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2022

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