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Queering Diaspora

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Alexis Mitchell joins radio613 this week to speak about Inextricable, an installation that presents three interconnecting videos that queer prevailing understandings of diaspora. the upcoming exhibit. The interview outlines a queered notion of diaspora that does not rely on the restrictive binaries of the nation-state. Mitchell also discusses her own experiences as a queer Ashkenazi Jew living in Canada/Turtle Island and unattached to the idea of a homeland. (Original Air Date: June 2009)

Music and poetry from Charming Hostess, LAL and Kevin Coval.

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