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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.)

May 4, 2014

Devi K is the artistic director of Peacock Rebellion, a Bay Area-based queer and trans people of color performing arts organization. Peacock Rebellion produced a cabaret about the nonprofit industrial complex in 2012, and is currently training a cohort of queer and trans people of color to become activist stand-up comics. Manish used to be my boss, then we became close friends, and we just recently started working together again after a year of not speaking. Find out why in this episode.

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