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We Want the Airwaves


Nia King's trying to figure out if her dream of making a living as an art activist is beyond reach. In this podcast, she seeks advice from other political queer artists, trans artists, and artists of color who seem to have figured out how to make art and make rent without compromising their values. (Photo of Nia interviewing Gabby Rivera by Tecpatl DeSequoia.)

Mar 13, 2013

Kim Tillman has been writing her Grammy acceptance speech since she was a little girl. Now that she's moved to LA to focus on her music career, she's closer to achieving that dream than ever. She's currently recording songs for an upcoming American Girl film and working with Pixar animators on her next music video. Stay tuned till the end for an exclusive live recording of Kim's last show at Actual Cafe! Highlights include which Disney song is shockingly subversive, how she stays positive in the face of racism, and why you shouldn't be afraid to ask for the money you deserve.

Read the interview at scribd.com/artactivistnia. Support the podcast at patreon.com/artactivistnia.