The Native Creative

CV

Abigail Ekue - career CV.

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2018 (Upcoming) "Naturally Undone", New York, NY

  • 2017 “Bare Men”, Artist of the Month, Erotic Heritage Museum, Las Vegas, NV

  • 2016 “Bare Men Pop-Up Exhibit”, The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2009 “Man. Toy.”, The Body Archive Gallery, New York, NY

  

BOOKS

  • 2018 Bare Men: MONOCHROME (ebook)

  • 2017 Bare Men: January to June (ebook)

  • 2016 “Cigarro Tarde”, Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 2, Rachel Kramer Bussel

  • 2016 “Tinder Block” (ebook single)

  • 2016 Bare Men: The B Roll (ebook)

  • 2016 Bare Men, photography book (limited edition)

  • 2014 The Darker Side of Lust – 5th Anniversary Edition

  • 2013 Exhaust Pipes, mini erotic collection (ebook)

  • 2009 The Darker Side of Lust, A collection of short erotic fiction

  

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2018 ANYONE / ANYWHERE III: BODIES, The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2015 Autumnal Group Show; artHouse.nyc, SoHo, NY

  • 2015 “You’ve Got Mail!” Summer Show, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2015 Body Collection; Exposure Award, Musée du Louvre, Paris, FR

  • 2014 See Me Takeover; Times Square, NY; See Me, LIC, NY

  • 2013 Rising Waters 2.0; Museum of the City of New York, New York

  • 2013 Creatives Rising; See Me Exhibition Space, LIC, NY

  • 2013 The Story of the Creative; See Me, Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

 

 PRESS

  • 2018 “In a Personal Light: Issac by Abigail Ekue”, Tye Briggs, Favorite Hunks & Other Things

  • 2018 “13 Online Erotica Sites to Get You Majorly in the Mood”, Isadora Baum, POPSUGAR

  • 2017 “Inspiring Portrait Series 'SHE Rides' Captures Women on Motorcycles”, Alison Nastasi, Flavorwire

  • 2017 “Op kruistocht met de camera” (feature and spread), Wim Spijkers, Oh: Lekker voor vrouwen, Issue #10 (NL)

  • 2017 “An Interview with Abigail Ekue”, Erotic Review (UK)

  • 2017 “Abigail Ekue: Men Behaving Nakedly”, Erotic Review (UK)

  • 2017 “Best Women's Erotica Warms Up Winter Crowd at Bluestockings”, Ashleigh Williams, Library Journal

  • 2017 “Bare Men Exhibit in Las Vegas : NSFW”, Queerguru

  • 2017 “Inside One Female Photographer's Mission To Normalize the Nude Male Body”, Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post

  • 2017 “Revealing a Social Media Strategy for Erotic Art”, Artist Interview, Follow Magazine (AU)

  • 2017 “Abigail Ekue – The Female Gaze”, Itchy Silk

  • 2016 “27 Powerful Photo Stories That Captured Our Attention This Year”, Katherine Brooks, The Huffington Post

  • 2016 “Nackte Männer”, “Hinter den Kulissen” (interview and spread), Janina Gatzky, Séparée, No. 11 (DE)

  • 2016 “Las imperfecciones del cuerpo son el nuevo erotismo del detalle”, Julieta Sanguino, Cultura Colectiva (MX)

  • 2016 “Bare Men: Artist Captures Nude Men of All Ages, Shapes, and Sexuality in This Beautiful Photo Series, Debiparna Chakraborty, Vagabomb (IN)

  • 2016 “Abigail Ekue’s Bare Men”, Queerguru

  • 2016 Exclusive Interview: Abigail Ekue, HUF Magazine, Issue 54

  • 2016 “A Woman Photographed 500 Naked Men To Normalize The Nude Male Body”, Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post

  • 2016 “[NSFW] A Photographer Depicts Men at Their Most Vulnerable”, Diana Shi, The Creators Project

  • 2016 “500 Männer, 500 Körper”, Hanno Stecher, Männer Magazine (DE)

  • 2016 “The Real Side of a Man – 500 Photographs of Naked Men”, Laurita Putnaitė, alfa.lt (LT)

  • 2016 “The Real Beauty of the Naked Male Body”, Vasilis Thanopoulos, Antivirus Magazine (GR)

  • 2016 “Photo-projects for the Equality of Male and Female Nudity”, CRoL (HR)

  • 2016 “These 15 Photos Celebrate Real Men in All Their Raw Glory”, Shalin Jacob, ScoopWhoop (IN)

  • 2016 "NSFW: See Images From “Bare Men”, a New Photo Book on Male Nudity (interview and gallery), Suzannah Weiss, PAPER

  • 2016 “Bare Men Fotografien von Abigail Ekue”, Feigenblatt, No. 30 - Scham (DE)

  • 2016 “New York : Abigail Ekue, Bare Men”, L’Oeil de la Photographie (FR)

  • 2016 “Subverting the Censorship of Male Nude Photography, Abigail Ekue Brings Bare Men to a Pop-Up Show”, Natalie P, WideWalls (CH)

  • 2016 “Bare Men” Photography Book by Abigail Ekue | NSFW Images”, Accidental Bear

  • 2016 “New Gallery! Abigail Ekue’s Bare Men”, GabiGirl, Naked Men Happy Women (AT)

  • 2015 “30 Days of Creativity: Abigail Ekue, Writer & Photographer”, Everup

  • 2015 “Native Creative Concierge: A Conversation with Abigail Ekue”, Pink Pangea

  • 2015 “I’m Totally Into This Photo Series of Naked Men”, Lola Lovely, Erotic Scribes

  • 2015 “13 Vulnerable Photos of the Most Average Naked Men You’ll Ever See”, Christine Schoenwald, Your Tango

  • 2015 “12 Honest, Vulnerable (NSFW) Photos of Naked Men”, Sara Coughlin, Refinery29

  • 2015 “The Intimacy of the Male Nude – The Bare Men Series by Abigail Ekue”, Provoke! (NSFW), Angie Koridc, WideWalls (CH)

  • 2015 “Five Caribbean Authors You Need to Know”, Chelcie Porter, Potent Magazine

  • 2014 “Abigail Ekue: Bare Men”, Erotic Review (UK)

  • 2014 “Bare Men”, Mouth&Mouth Magazine

  • 2012 Featured Photographer: Abigail Ekue, Dead Dear

  • 2012 Invisible Crown (interview), Chelcie Porter, Halfstack Magazine

  • 2012 “Don’t Pet The Fro: where unsolicited petting is not welcome”, The:nublk

  • 2011 “Who Am I? An Introduction to Abigail Ekue”, PMc Magazine, The HOT Issue

  • 2011 Abigail Ekue: The Model, The Writer, Profanity Magazine

  • 2009 “The Dildo: A Photo Exhibit”, Parle Magazine

  

MEDIA

  • 2018 Behind the Lens: Bare Men, Zoomin.TV

  • 2017 “To Latinx or Not to Latinx” (street interview), NBCLatino, NBC News

  • 2016 “Bare Men & Obama Erotica w/ Abigail Ekue”, Sexpert w/ Mia Renee podcast

  • 2016 La fotógrafa Abigail Ekue habla con W Fin de Semana, W Semana, W Radio Colombia

  • 2016 The Filmmakers Show, Madhouse TV

  • 2015 Love Sujeiry, SirusXM

  • 2015 #SexySessions, Bondfire Radio

  • 2015 My Dangerous Curves - Venus Revolution

  • 2014 TK in the AM, Bondfire Radio

  • 2012 Pornification, VICE

  • 2012 Sex, Love & Hip Hop

  • 2011 The Spotlite Radio Show

  • 2010 Conversations LIVE! With Cyrus Webb, Blogtalk Radio

  • 2010 The Marvell Gable Show, Valmar Productions, WGCR.US Internet Radio

 

 PUBLICATIONS

  • 2018 “Sexy Excerpt: 'Puppy Love' from 'The Darker Side of Lust' by Abigail Ekue” (excerpt), Erotica, Kinkly

  • 2017 “How To Flirt Using Emojis” (quote), Danielle Page, AskMen.com

  • 2017 “Diamante embraces past, looks forward to future” (photo credit), Bryan Fonseca, Brooklyn Downtown Star

  • 2016 “10 NYC-Based Latino Artists to Know" (photo credit), Joan de Jesus, Culture Trip

  • 2016 “Release the TaTas"! Are Women Ready to Get Rid of Their Bras for Good?" (quote), Tweety Elitou, Women.com

  • 2016 “Bare Men” (spread), Math Magazine, Issue Three

  • 2015 “What Erotica Writers Thought of the #AskELJames Twitter Q&A” (quote), Rachel Kramer Bussel, The Frisky

  • 2015 “The Worst Things People Discovered When They Googled Dates” (quote), Natalia Lusinski, Bustle

  • 2015 The Naked and the Lens, Second Edition: A Guide for Nude Photography, Lou Benjamin, Focal Press

  • 2015 “Welcome to Brooklyn” (quote), Megan Eileen McDonough, WestJet Magazine

  • 2014 Succulent SexCraft: Your Hands-On Guide to Erotic Play and Practice, Sheri Winston, Mango Garden Press

  • 2014 “Bare Men” (spread), Pleasurez Erotic Magazine, Fall 2014 Issue

  • 2014 “Meet Abigail Ekue our first female photographer”, Featured Photographer (spread), GoNaked Magazine, November 2014 Issue

  • 2014 “The Girl’s Guide to Using Male Sex Toys” (quote), Rachel Khona, MAXIM

  • 2014 “Ladyscaping by the numbers: How women style their pubic hair” (quote), Mary McCoy, SheKnows

  • 2013 “Talk to Me About Shame” (photo credit), Chris Corbo, Time Out New York

  • 2012 “In Sandy’s Wake, Some Restaurants Suffer Mounting Losses, While Others Prosper” (photo credit), Ann Binlot, BlouinArtinfo.com

  • 2012 “Scenes from After Sandy: Food Folks Keep Serving, Help Out” (photo credit), Serious Eats Team, Serious Eats

  • 2012 “Go Hard”, Corset Magazine, Issue #4 – Kink & BDSM

  • 2011 “The Sensual Tableau Vivant”, Abby Wilcox, Live FAST Magazine

  • 2011 Abigail Says, “Don’t Pet the ‘Fro”, Rockin it Napptural!

  • 2011 “Lemons vs. Watermelons: Do You Love Your Breasts?” (quote), Arielle Loren, Clutch Magazine

  • 2010 Moregasm: Babeland’s Guide to Mind-Blowing Sex (featured model), Rachel Venning, Claire Cavanah

  • 2010 Portraits of Eve: Women of Color Share Their Body/Soul Conversations (cover model, featured model), Herb Way

  • 2009 The Naked and the Lens: A Guide to Nude Photography (featured model), Lou Benjamin

 

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

  • 2015 “5 Ways to Meet Locals in New York City”, From Tourist 2 Local

  • 2015 “Oxy Made Me Lock Him Down”, Sensheant Magazine

  • 2014 “Doin’ It In The Park”, Sensheant Magazine

  • 2014 “A Native’s Guide to Cool Spots to Visit in NYC”, Global Grasshopper

  • 2013 “Basal Metabolic Rate Test”, SF Gate Healthy Living

  • 2013 “Ankle Rehabilitation Exercises After a Chrisman-Snook Surgery”, Joint & Muscle Health, LiveSTRONG.com

  • 2013 “Post-Surgery Knee Exercises”, Fitness, LiveSTRONG.com

  • 2013 “Dynamic & Static Stretching to Improve Knee/ACL Range of Motion”, Injuries, Fitness, LiveSTRONG.com

  • 2009 “Banish Back Pain”, Fitness & Workouts, FOXNews.com

  • 2009 “Preventing Weekend Warrior Injuries”, Fitness & Workouts, FOXNews.com

  • 2009 “Cons of High-Protein Diets”, Diet & Eating, AskMen.com

  • 2009 “A.M. vs. P.M. Workouts”, Fitness & Workouts, AskMen.com

  • 2008 “Emergency First Aid for Dads”, Men’s Health Issues, AskMen.com

  • 2008 “Gynecomastia”, Men’s Health Issues, AskMen.com

  • 2008 “What to Look For In a Personal Trainer”, Fitness & Workouts, AskMen.com

  • 2008 “Comfort Cuisine”, Dining, New York Resident

  • 2008 “Light and Bright Summertime Eating”, Girlie Health, Girl Shop Talk

  • 2007 “Elective Surgery cuts risks of Cancer”, am New York (print edition); “Elective Mastectomies on the Rise (online edition) amny.com, newsday.com

  • 2007 “Handling Infertility”, Men’s Health Spotlight, am New York

  • 2007 “Breathe Deep and Avert your Eyes”, City Scoops Magazine

  • 2007 “Diet says ‘cardio kills’”, Dieter’s Diary, am New York (print edition); Celeb trainer: Cardio kills, weights rule (online edition)

  • 2007 “A diet by numbers”, Dieter’s Diary, am New York (print edition); “5-Factor Diet diary” (online edition)

  • 2006 “Workout rules to live by”, am New York