The Native Creative

CV

Abigail Ekue - career CV.

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 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

  • 2017 Bare Men: January to June (ebook)
  • 2016  “Cigarro Tarde”, Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 2, Rachel Kramer Bussel
  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 2016  Sexpert w/ Mia Renee podcast
  • 2016  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

  • 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”, Chris Corbo, Time Out New York
  • 2012  “In Sandy’s Wake, Some Restaurants Suffer Mounting Losses, While Others Prosper”, Ann Binlot, BlouinArtinfo.com
  • 2012  “Scenes from After Sandy: Food Folks Keep Serving, Help Out”, 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