Posted on 01 January 2017
INTRODUCING NIA BURKS!
LOCATION: Richmond, Virginia
Pictured in Skin Tones Collection Light Natural Halter Top and Ruched Shorts.
Nia Burks is an video and performance artist as well as a professor of Digital Art and Media Theory. Her research includes gender politics and identity, body positivity, and mediated images of women. She is a a sex work activist, and a pole dance instructor with specific focus on stripper style. Nia considers her pole practice within the same frameworks as other ephemeral fine art mediums including theatre, performance, video, and sound. She has performed across diverse platforms, lectured internationally, and currently holds the Northeast Exotic Dance Gold Medal.