“Buying and consuming things that aren’t ethically made doesn’t make sense.”
“The first EP I put out, people were like ‘it’s so experimental, it’s borderline unlistenable.’ But I want to be experimental and listenable.”
“I have the ability to shape spaces by the music that I play or by just being a black woman taking up space in a venue that is predominantly non-black. Making space is fucking showing up!”
“[Art] is welcoming. Come in; come into the world and see yourself in there, or see your family member in there, or your friend. We are more alike than we are different.”
I was brought up in a middle-class, mixed race home. We had money. We owned a boat. That doesn’t equate to whiteness. I am still Gwich’in.
Recollective: “capturing [the] notion where arts and archiving intersect with activism, social movements, community networks, collective actions [and] histories of resistance [that form] a decentered idea of the archive.”