The Photo Space is currently closed for the installation of the upcoming exhibit, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop.
Aired On: Sep 29, 2016
Alok Vaid-Menon discusses the stakes of visual representation for trans and gender non-conforming people, drawing from their work as a mixed media performance artist to think through what it means to live and embody outside gender.
Alok Vaid-Menon is a non-binary transgender femme writer and performance artist. They have been invited to perform, speak and facilitate at universities, conferences and organizations across the world. Their work, which grapples with themes of gender, race, trauma and belonging, has been featured in various media outlets such as Buzzfeed, HBO, MTV, TEDx, The Guardian, The…
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