Author Archives: Miyuki Baker

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).

Interview by Dr Melissa Bird on identities

My mentor Dr. Melissa Bird recently interviewed me as a part of her new Identity Series. You can watch the interview on youtube below, but she also asked me most of the questions in advance, which I responded to below

Interview by Dr Melissa Bird on identities

My mentor Dr. Melissa Bird recently interviewed me as a part of her new Identity Series. You can watch the interview on youtube below, but she also asked me most of the questions in advance, which I responded to below

Miyuki’s Guide to Crowdfunding and Direct Asks

Please share my illustrated guide below with friends who are crowdfunding and want some tips that I learned at a Creating Change Conference! I took my own advice today and raised $577 towards my crowdfunding campaign (https://chuffed.org/project/teaching-for-transformative-change) and vision to

Miyuki’s Guide to Crowdfunding and Direct Asks

Please share my illustrated guide below with friends who are crowdfunding and want some tips that I learned at a Creating Change Conference! I took my own advice today and raised $577 towards my crowdfunding campaign (https://chuffed.org/project/teaching-for-transformative-change) and vision to

On organizational privilege & crowdfunding

Please scroll to the bottom for typed text version of this post. Here are also two posters I made with and for POOR Magazine who you can follow on: YouTube – Subscribe! Twitter – Follow Facebook – Follow http://www.tinygraygarcia.com http://www.racepovertymediajustice.org Typed text version: What

On organizational privilege & crowdfunding

Please scroll to the bottom for typed text version of this post. Here are also two posters I made with and for POOR Magazine who you can follow on: YouTube – Subscribe! Twitter – Follow Facebook – Follow http://www.tinygraygarcia.com http://www.racepovertymediajustice.org Typed text version: What

Dreaming of intergenerational living

Hey there! I’m miyuki! I’m an artist, organizer, and academic living in Oakland. I’m dreaming of intergenerational living. Calling in all my plants and human allies and magic to manifest my dream home by January 1, 2019. As you may

Dreaming of intergenerational living

Hey there! I’m miyuki! I’m an artist, organizer, and academic living in Oakland. I’m dreaming of intergenerational living. Calling in all my plants and human allies and magic to manifest my dream home by January 1, 2019. As you may

Tending to (my) spirit

P.S. I know it’s been such a long time since my last blogpost ❤ There’s been a lot of life updates since then but I’m happy to share some of my musings here during this first month of 2018! P.P.S.

Tending to (my) spirit

P.S. I know it’s been such a long time since my last blogpost ❤ There’s been a lot of life updates since then but I’m happy to share some of my musings here during this first month of 2018! P.P.S.