Fannie Sosa is an afro-sudaka activist, artist, and scholar, currently doing a France-Brasil co-directed PhD called Twerk/Torque: Usin Pleasure and Manufacturin Resilience in the Atlantic World. They create mixed media knowledge packages that span performance / video installations / circular talks / extended workshops, using pleasure and its transmission as a radical act of resistance for an embodied afro-diasporic evolutionary praxis.
Theirwritten work is set up to question binary epistemicides, scientific and institutional racism, and sex economical inequalities. They have been featured at the Tate Modern (UK), le Centre Pompidou (FR), the Broad Museum (US), Wiener Festwochen festival (AU), Nitéroi’s MAC (BR), Syracuse University (US), IMG Gallery (UK), and Reina Sofía(ES), among others. Sosa has collaborated with Tabita Rezaire, niv Acosta, Bearcat, Miss Boogie, Ana Pi, Julien Creuzet, Soa de Muse, and Poussy Draama.
Sosa’s current projects involve Pleasure is Power, a multimedia conference around healing bass, sexual autonomy and oshunality, and Black Power Naps, a series of non mixed restful spaces around the world, in collaboration with niv Acosta. They use their gender studies degree to pop her pussy even more severely than before.
Fannie Sosa currently lives and works between Europe and South-America.