Nikki Darling Performance Artist, Film Director, Poet, Activist, Femme
Nikki Darling has been a sex worker advocate, a porn performer, and performance artist for the last seven years. She is a Lusty Lady Alumni. Her film director debut, True Colors with Kiara Noir was screened at Failed Films Festival in Oakland in 2016. She was a speaker to over 200 people at the recent Sex Workers & Community Protest to Oppose FOSTA/SESTA in Oakland in June of 2018. She has performed burlesque and pole through out the Bay Area, Portland and East Coast. Nikki was also one of the co- curators of the Failed Films Underground Art and Film festival in Downtown LA.
Outside of her busy schedule, you can often catch her playing head chef in her own kitchen, serving gourmet cuisine to all her friends and family. Nikki is currently working on a film that will capture the essence of black, female orgasms through their facial expressions. She strives to show the full breathe of humanity in her art and performance through unabashedly telling the stories of black women, queer, femme and trans folks.