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Khairani Barokka
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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TWO POEMS

Poetry

August 2020

Khairani Barokka

Poetry

August 2020

The White Review · Khairani Barokka – survivor’s remorse, guilt city survivor’s remorse, guilt city (after wiji thukul, tr. eliza vitri handayani)   a...
Selected Annahs

Essay

Issue No. 26

Khairani Barokka

Essay

Issue No. 26

The title of Paul Gauguin’s 1893-94 portrait Annah La Javanaise. Aita tamari vahine Judith te parari has two parts, describing its subject in two...

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February 2014

Another Way of Thinking

Scott Esposito

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February 2014

I. There is no substitute for that moment when a book places into our mind thoughts we recognise as our...

Art

Issue No. 12

Parra!

Parra

Art

Issue No. 12

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May 2011

On the Relative Values of Humility and Arrogance; or the Confusing Complications of Negative Serendipity

Annabel Howard

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May 2011

On a distinctly drizzly Wednesday evening in February a friend of mine looked at me and said: ‘Only those who...

 

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