Isn’t it interesting when…

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About Miyuki Baker

Miyuki is a resident of the place where circles overlap. As a queer, nomadic, multi-racial/lingual female mixed-media artist activist and healer, she uses common or discarded objects, personal anecdotes, public spaces and performance to make accessible art that brings non-mainstream identities and ideas into maximum visibility. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 2012, she traveled for 14 months as a Watson Fellow to fifteen countries documenting the intersections of art and activism in queer/trans communities in blog posts and self-published magazines while making performance art. The eight magazines Miyuki created on this trip (queerscribe.com) and their strong media following exemplify her illustration/graphic design, storytelling and people skills. Her work has been featured in several magazines such as Hyphen, Broken Pencil and Knik, blogs and radio shows, well-known for their interactive and eye-catching mixed media approach to activism that utilizes both online media and on-site performance and workshops. This fall she will begin the PhD program at UC Berkeley in Performance Studies. You can follow her travels at heymiyuki.wordpress.com and email her at heymiyuki@gmail.com

4 comments

  1. Having a bit of a meltdown there, Miyuki? Haha. Joking aside, I *really* like how I can actually see the differences in the thickness and dryness of the markers you’re using. It gives your entry another dimension, a little more depth.

    I just had a thought: maybe your markers are just poor quality? ;P

  2. I’ve wondered about this, but more often I’ve wondered why all my blue shirts seem to wear out before the others do. I can’t imagine the chemicals in blue dye are that much different, but who knows…

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