Queering Diaspora


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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