What to do at a Korean Spa

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About Miyuki Baker

Miyuki is a resident of the place where many circles overlap. They’re a queer, multi-racial/lingual artist, activist & academic passionate about using common or discarded objects, stories, zines, and performance in public spaces to make accessible art. Their research examines how we practice “hope” and meaning through space, architecture and the environment. They’re currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Performance Studies at UC Berkeley. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 2012, where they were involved in queer Asian activism and making art, they received the Watson Fellowship to travel the world in search of queer artists and activists and made 8 zines highlighting what they learned under their publishing house Queer Scribe Productions. From 2014-2015 she lived in Ecuador and traveled by bicycle from Ecuador to Colombia cataloging traditional textiles, music and food. After returning, they built and lived in a mobile tiny house for a year (until selling it in May 2016).

7 comments

  1. I hate having bare feet around a million other people

  2. I love anything Korean 🙂 especially food! I hope to go to one soon sounds amazing

    • You might be surprised by where there are Korean Spas! I used to go to them in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Perhaps there’s one close to you! What’s your favorite Korean dish? I lovve Korean food too :):) especially all of the free starters!

      • Really? I’ll have to check it out 🙂
        Hmm I love all the noodle dishes but a little thing I love is dduk! I could eat it anywhere lol

  3. Yess! 떡 is the bessstttt! I gained like 10 pounds when I was in Korea because of them. Haha

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