Amara
Tabor-Smith

photo by Jean Melesaine

Amara Tabor-Smith – i/she/her/we am a black/seminole/blackfoot/queer/Lukumí/Ifa initiate living on huichin lisjan ohlone land known currently as oakland, ca.
we make conjure art… her work utilizes rituals from lukumi/ifá spiritual technologies to address issues of social and environmental justice, race, gender identity, and belonging. i create ritual experiences where audience/witness and performers participate in mutual vulnerability and transformation. we are rooted in black, queer, womanist principles, that insist on liberation, joy and well-being in the afro NOW.