Khairani Barokka (“Okka”) is a writer, performer, artist, and researcher/advocate of inclusive arts for people of all abilities. She is waving hello to you right… about… NOW.
This site has been reborn, and is being fed with a backlog of motherly website milk. All old stuff will be on here at the end of the week of May 22. In the meantime, Please Enjoy the Resurrection.
May 21, 2013
Thanks for cover story, The Student Globe! Our community’s goal totally is to get people, especially young people, to see disability as something with lots of positives… And poetry as the most non-boring thing in the univahhhrse!
May 21, 2013
May 14, 2013
Thanks, Cita Cinta magazine! in latest issue… Big purple caption says, “Art has to be appreciated by all. don’t let lack of opportunities or facilities prevent artists with disabilities from creating or appreciating art.”
April 12, 2013
This is my podcast transcript for The State, originally published on: http://www.thestate.ae/podcast-female-trans-hacker-spaces/ Okka [C] converses with Stefanie Wuschitz [R], director of Mz Baltazar’s Laboratory—which is “a weekly event in Vienna, specifically for persons who call themselves women or trans—and Sophie McDonald [L], one of the organizers at MzTEK, which is a non-profit organisation with the aim [...]
March 28, 2013
Apparently I’m in the Career section of CLEO Malaysia’s April edition, talking about my jobby job, AKA i-n-d-e-p-e-n-d-e-n-t sh*t hustlin’, art and advocacy.
February 14, 2013
Inaugural “Durian Amok” column for The State, with Marvin Gaye, bon-bons, and disability rights! http://www.thestate.ae/durian-amok-happy-disability-valentines/ Do me a favor: please picture, if you will, the last few Valentine’s Day-related ads you’ve encountered. On television, online, in a print magazine or newspaper, on a billboard, in the movies, plastered in front of your Jakarta bajaj seat or [...]