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Otamere Guobadia (Live in Margate)

Season 20, Ep. 12

Talk Art Live! We meet Otamere Guobadia, a multidisciplinary writer, poet, and columnist whose work focuses on desire, art, adornment, queerness, and agency, within culture high, low, and popular.


Recorded live in Margate @FortRoadHotel. Thanks to @TheMargateBookshop & @QuenchGallery. 💕🎙️ We discuss lyricism, queerness, love for the Women in our families and friendships, Yves Klein blue and how art and poetry are interconnected!


Otamere’s work has appeared in British Vogue, i-D, Dazed, GQ, The Guardian, Vogue Italia, Wonderland, The BBC, The Independent, and AnOther Magazine, among other publications. His first book, Unutterable Visions, Perishable Breath is available now from all good bookstores.


Otamere Guobadia’s debut, UNUTTERABLE VISIONS, PERISHABLE BREATH, published by Broken Sleep Books, is a gorgeous collection of writings which embody poetic sequences and fragmented poetry as queer forms, a coruscating interplay between language and desire.


A look at how love, lovelessness, agency, and destiny constellate and complicate each other while refracting these notions, and Guobadia’s own personal histories, through a distinct and unabashedly sentimental lens. This is Otamere Guobadia’s Lusk letter, a record of ‘love in bones and air and stars.’


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