Desire Marea

Artist, writer, and one half of FAKA – the music and performance art duo.

Where were you born and where are you based?

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Based in Johannesburg.

What’s a book that changed your life? The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy.

You can only listen to three albums for the rest of your life. What are they?

  • Inspiration Information, Shuggie Otis
  • Unjust Malaise, Julius Eastman
  • Kulture Noir, Simphiwe Dana

The five guests you’d invite to your dream dinner: Grace Jones, Lebo Mathosa, Naomi Campbell, Nina Simone, and Pepper LaBeija.

You’ve just been super liked on Tinder. Who are you hoping it’s from? Lil Uzi Vert.

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