Category Archives: Nia King

Safer DIY Spaces

Safer DIY Spaces has been trying to preserve infrastructure and hold space for community organizing since 2012. Part of the work is trying to buy buildings and part is trying to get orgs eligible to apply for grants. The event … Continue reading

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Peacock Rebellion / Liberate 23rd Ave

Peacock Rebellion is based out of the Liberate 23rd Ave building. They bring together queer and trans people of color to produce comedy, dance, and storytelling events based on themes such as the nonprofit industrial complex, healing, and fighting displacement. … Continue reading

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How did we get here?

The After Ghost Ship panel was organized by Claudia Leung, outgoing senior program associate at the San Francisco Arts Commission. She began the panel by giving a shout out to Nadia Elokdah (Deputy Director at Grantmakers in the Arts) for … Continue reading

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Setting the Tone

I had the privilege of attending GIA’s Preconference After Ghost Ship: Supporting Artist-led Solutions to Equitable and Accessible Space Development on Sunday, October 21. While I am not an Oakland native, I have been living here ten years and feel … Continue reading

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Meet the bloggers: Nia King

Nia King interviews queer and trans artists of color about their lives and their work for her podcast We Want the Airwaves. In 2014, she self-published her first collection of interviews, Queer & Trans Artists of Color: Stories of Some … Continue reading

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