Khairani Barokka (b. 1985) is a writer, poet and interdisciplinary artist. She has been a highly prolific practitioner of think/do advocacy in the arts, particularly on the ways in which innovation in storytelling can increase justice for and by disability cultures and feminisms. Born in Jakarta, Okka works, teaches, and is published internationally, in print and online. Her lectures, performances, workshops, and/or projects have been presented extensively around the world. She has a masters from ITP at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and received a PhD by practice in Goldsmiths' Visual Cultures Department. Okka was Modern Poetry in Translation
’s Inaugural Poet-in-Residence, and is now Researcher-in-Residence and Research Fellow at University of the Arts London’s Decolonising Arts Institute.
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