Brooke C. Obie
Brooke C. Obie is a screenwriter for TV and film, the award-winning author of the Black-revolution novel Book of Addis: Cradled Embers, and an award-winning film journalist. She is the editor-in-chief of Will Packer Media’s Black-women’s lifestyle site xoNecole. In 2019, she was named to the Root 100 Most Influential African Americans in the media category.
The Root of Black Joy: The Work of Bahamian Artist Gio Swaby
For Roxane Gay’s guest-edited section in the Winter 2022 Gagosian Quarterly, “Black to Black,” Brooke C. Obie addresses the mixed-media work of Gio Swaby, exploring the ways that Black joy, ancestry, and her home country inform her developing practice.