Info

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. Find more episodes at artactivistnia.com.
RSS Feed
We Want the Airwaves
2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February


2016
December
October
September
August
July
June
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
June
May
April


2014
September
July
May
April
March


2013
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: August, 2015
Aug 17, 2015

Back in April, I had the privilege of interviewing (straight) Australian comedian Aamer Rahman while he was touring the US. Rahman is perhaps best known as part of the comedy duo Fear of a Brown Planet, and for the video that went viral of his joke about "reverse racism". In this interview, Aamer and I discuss growing up brown and Muslim in Australia pre-9/11 versus post-9/11, getting into comedy by accident, and selling out shows all over Australia.

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

Aug 2, 2015

Elena Rose is a mixed-race, mixed-class, trans woman of color performance poet and minister. In this interview she described how her mom's working-class values shaped her ideas of womanhood, finding out she had a trans great aunt in the The Philippines, and her own transition as death and rebirth.

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

1