Photo by Sarah Bodri
a little bit about me...
Ayo Tsalithaba is a visual artist, writer and researcher from Ghana and Lesotho and based in Toronto.
Their primary mediums include film, photography and illustration. Their work explores questions of home, (in)visibility, liminality and (un)belonging as they relate to Black queer and trans* African diasporic subjectivity.
Ayo has been featured in Huffington Post Canada, The Fader, Flare Magazine, TFO, The Kit; and they have worked with Converse, Luminato, The Queer Songbook Orchestra, TIFF, Ugg, the ROM, the Canadian Academy, to name a few. Most notably, they co-directed a Heritage Minute honouring the pioneering transgender soul singer Jackie Shane.
Ayo uses they/them/theirs pronouns