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Bholo::Speak: Letters between Taz Ahmed & Rohin Guha

Bholo::Speak is a lo-fi epistolary audio art exchange between Rohin Guha and Taz Ahmed. Listen to the first set below and click here to listen to the second set of letters. **Transcripts currently unavailable.     Click here to listen to the second set of letters. Tanzila ‘Taz’ Ahmed is an activist, storyteller, and politico […]

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From 'Leaving These Shores'

Breaking Through to the Other: Part I

A conversation between Sophia Remolde and AE on identity, community, art, empathy and learning to exist between and beyond binaries. Part one is centered around perceptions and challenges of art-making. Part two continues here.   Humans have a deep evolutionary habit of labeling things so that they can feel safe and survive. What happens when […]

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'The Weight of History'

Breaking Through to the Other: Part II

A conversation between Sophia Remolde and AE on identity, community, art, empathy and learning to exist between and beyond binaries. Part two is centered around process and transcendence. Read part one here.     AE: I would love to hear more about your path as an artist. What are some of the struggles you’ve faced […]

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“Deaf Brown Gurl”: An Interview with Sabina England

In this interview, we sat down with deaf South Asian writer and performance artist Sabina England and discussed working in different languages and media, navigating multiple marginalized identities, and Sabina’s latest film called “Deaf Brown Gurl.”

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FRESH OFF THE BANANA BOAT: An Interview with Comedian Jes Tom

We had the privilege of interviewing actor and comedian Jes Tom on their latest work, their take on the terms “banana” and “FOB,” and how they navigate the stand-up world.

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Dreaming, Declaring, Delivering: An Interview with “That’s What She Said”

This year, an up and coming new web series took social media by storm. That’s What She Said, a story about five different queer-identified characters living in the greater Los Angeles area, found themselves featured through a gif-set that has now reached over 26,000 notes on Tumblr. — Jo Chiang

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“API Hair & Queerness”: A Film by Sally Tran

Sally Tran used to have long hair. Back then, Tran says, people would always remark, “You look so pretty with your long hair” and suspected they viewed them as a “submissive geisha doll.” 

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“Where Do I Begin?”: An Interview on Food Politics with Sophia Trinh

This interview discusses food politics, environmental sustainability, and their relationship to broader social justice issues.

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Laying It Bare: An Interview with Vivian Fu

We reached out to Vivian Fu after seeing her compelling photography on Tumblr. Her work struck us as nostalgic, intimate, and uncompromising. 

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“You can do it your own way”: An interview with Sally Tran and Coco Layne

Enter Sally Tran and Coco Layne. Both Asian American artists have made ripples in the Tumblr world and beyond with their work challenging how narratives of hair in LGBTQ spaces forget about intersections with race.

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