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ARTICLES

"Critics of new ‘dynamic’ disability symbol not just anti-PC cranks: Teitel", The Toronto Star, April 26, 2017. Also reprinted elsewhere in Canada.

"Interview with Writer/Artist Khairani Barokka", by Alice Wong for Disability Visibility Project, April 19, 2017.

[The '12 Acres' Project in] "Borderlands", review of Currently and Emotion by Sandeep Parmar, Poetry Review, Spring 2017.

"An interview with Sandra Alland and Khairani Barokka, two co-editors of 'Stairs and Whispers'", Writer-on-Wheels, March 14, 2017.

"Khairani Barokka moves access from the stage to the page, with multiple versions of her long poem, ‘Indigenous Species’", Disability Arts Online, February 7, 2017.

"Inpress dinner 2017 at the Peasant," BookBrunch, January 27, 2017.

[Indigenous Species] in "Looking Forward to the Verve Poetry Festival: An Interview with Cynthia Miller", Created to Read, January 19, 2017.

"Meet 217 #Muslims2Follow in 2017", The Huffington Post, January 9, 2017.

[The '12 Acres' Project in Currently and Emotion, featured in] "Editors and Contributors' Picks of 2016", The Missing Slate, December 31, 2016.

"Khairani Barokka in conversation with Deborah Smith", tender, December 29, 2016.

[The '12 Acres' Project in] "By Several Hands: On Currently & Emotion & Nicholas Moore", Poetry Foundation, December 12, 2016.

“Heat Edited by Khairani Barokka and Ng Yi-Sheng, Flesh Edited by Cassandra Khaw and Angeline Woon, and Trash Edited by Dean Francis Alfar and Marc de Faoite”, Strange Horizons, December 8, 2016.

[The ’12 Acres’ Project and Indigenous Species in] “Verfreundungseffekt: Once More with Feeling — Sophie Collins' Currently & Emotion”, The Quietus, November 27, 2016.

[Indigenous Species in] "Translator Becomes Publisher: Deborah Smith and Tilted Axis Press", Publishing Perspectives, August 25, 2016. 

[Indigenous Species in] "Eight Questions for Deborah Smith of Tilted Axis Press", Conversational Reading, August 22, 2016.

"How animal are humans?", RealTime Arts Magazine, August-September 2016 Issue.

"Review of HEAT: A Southeast Asian Urban Anthology" in Kitaab, as its Book of the Week, Sunday, June 26, 2016.

"June Feature: Interview with Khairani Barokka" as June's Artist of the Month, The Blueshift Journal, June 20, 2016.

"Heat, Flesh & Trash London Launch" and book recommendation in OurStories, April 20 and May 7, 2016. Various write-ups on Heat, Flesh and Trash anthologies by Buku Fixi in Southeast Asian press, including Travel3Sixty's review, August 26, 2016.

"Seniman Indonesia baca puisi di London Book Fair" (Indonesian artist performs poetry at London Book Fair), Antara News Agency, widely reprinted, April 14, 2016. Republika, for instance, reprinted it here.

[Indigenous Species in] "Focus on new, independent publishers," In Other Words: The Journal for Literary Translators, Spring 2016.

[Indigenous Species in] "Only wilful disregard can hide the need to publish more women", The Guardian Books Blog, March 11, 2016.

[Work with Tilted Axis Press in] interview with Deborah Smith, The Quietus, March 6, 2016.

"London literary weekend aims to redress literary festival imbalance for writers of colour," Write Out Loud, February 18, 2016.

"New literary festival to launch in London this month for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic writers", IBTimes, February 8, 2016.

"Kuala Lumpur's Creative Edge" in DestinAsian December/January print edition, also online, December 21, 2015.

"Four reasons why longreads aren't dead", Kyoorius, August 25, 2015.

"Notes" (interview) on the poem "Pineapple" (see WRITING), Transom, August 11, 2015.

"Tilted Axis Press on publishing women," Ampersand, July 28, 2015.

"Call for entries: Fixi's First Southeast Asian Trilogy", POSKOD.MY, July 8, 2015.

"Girlfriends." LADYGUNN, June 18, 2015.

"BRICOLAGE: Rimbun Dahan Residency Exhibition 2015", Chalk and Raddy, March 18, 2015.

"'Bricolage' gives artists chance to focus and hone talents", The Star (print and online), March 15, 2015.

Interview in JUNOESQ Literary Journal (also see WRITING for poems included), February 2015 Issue.

[Mention in] "Women of Letters: A love letter to missives", Bali Advertiser, 2015.

UNFPA Indonesia, “Young Leaders Take the Stage at Youth Blast”, December 10, 2014. 

Coverage of EQUILIBRIUM Phase 2 at Sandarbh Artist Residency, Navajyoti newspaper, Partapur, India, 16-17 October 2014 [Hindi-language]. 

Event News - Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee”, The Cult Den (UK), July 29, 2014.

“Seniman difabel Indonesia tampil di Edinburgh” (“Indonesian artist with disability performs in Edinburgh”), BBC, July 23, 2014. Also featured on National Geographic Indonesia website, July 23, 2014, and on many other Indonesian news websites.

“Edinburgh Fringe Interview 2014: Khairani Barokka”, The New Current (UK), July 2014. 

“Q&A: Si Gadis Puisi, Khairani Barokka”, Esquire Indonesia [print], June 2014 edition. 

[Mention in] “Kate Griffin: Taking Literature To A New Level”, The Jakarta Post, April 28, 2014.

"Jakarta's ASEAN Literary Festival Spotlights Regional Realities" [article with video of workshop], Publishing Perspectives, April 1, 2014.

“Panggung ASEAN Untuk Widji Thukul” (“ASEAN’s Stage for Widji Thukul”), Republika national newspaper, Indonesia, March 27, 2014. 

“Festival Sastra ASEAN”, photo of poetry workshop at ASEAN Literary Festival, Kompas national newspaper, Indonesia, March 22, 2014. 

“Mukha: Get Inspired”, Mumbai, India, February 21, 2014.

“Shooting Okka”, Mukha (India), February 15, 2014.

“Okka--Khairani Barokka”, Mukha (India), February 12, 2014.

“Everglowing Khairani Barokka”, Brew (India), November 2013.

“TEDxYouth at IITM”, The Fifth Estate (India), November 17, 2013.

“TEDx Youth@Chennai: Tales of struggle and creativity inspire city youth”, The Times of India, November 11, 2013, print and online (online version title. Titled “Youngsters lead drive for change, to save planet” in print version).

“’Women of Letters’ revives lost art with new voices”, Jakarta Post, October 31, 2013.

“Kepada yang terhormat...” [coverage of “Women of Letters Indonesia”], Kompas print newspaper, October 2013. 

“On Exchange: On Things Taken and Things Left Behind,” Laura Jean McKay, Kill Your Darlings (AUS), September 30, 2013.

“From Java to Filter Coffee” [profile], The Hindu, September 19, 2013.

Hour-Long Show on Art, Technology, and Disability, with Rita of Indonesian Women with Disabilties Association (HWDI), RRI Pro 4 FM, August 2013. 

“Workshop Seni dan Teknologi Untuk Komunitas Difabel”, Riau Pos, August 2013.

“Interview with Entrepreneur Khairani Barokka”, Secret W Business, July 2013.

“Okka--Live At Artistry”, CityNomads, Singapore, July 2013.

“Review: #Word: The Cooler Lumpur Festival (Part 2)”, Poskod.my, July 2013.

“Utter Poetry”, The Inkslingers, Malaysia, June 2013. 

Indonesian emerging writer and disability advocate in Melbourne”, Connect Asia, ABC Radio Australia, 29 May 2013.

Emerging Writers Festival events were also covered in various Australian media, ie TimeOut Melbourne, and were covered daily by Signal Express, including events featuring Khairani Barokka

“Spoken Word Emerges Again at EWF”, Melbourne Spoken Word, May 2013.

“Poetry! Make Yourself Heard Through Poetry: Khairani Barokka”, Cover Story in the Student Globe, Indonesia, May 2013.

“Khairani Barokka: Seniman Disabilitas” [“Khairani Barokka: Artist with Disability”], Feature Interview in Cita Cinta magazine, May 2013. 

“Khairani Barokka: Writer/Producer”, Career Column, CLEO Malaysia Magazine (biggest-selling English-language women’s magazine in Malaysia), April 2013 Edition.

Picture of “Samudra Keram” performance with Krisna Murti installation, at Jatiwangi Art Factory, in interview with K. Murti, “New Media Art in Developing Social Power”. Requisitoire Magazine, Vol 27/2013, vol 85-89 (Indonesian and English), February 2013. 

“Seni dan Disabilitas” [“Art and Disability”], interview with the Australian Embassy, podcast and Indonesia-wide radio distribution, February 5, 2013.

“Young People Devoting Their Lives to Disability Issues in Indonesia” [transl. from Indonesian], one of four activists profiled in Voice+ Magazine, February 2013 edition. 

“SERONOK!”, Garuda Inflight Magazine, February 2013 edition. 

Interviewed in “Berbagi Ruang, Berbagi Peluang” (“Sharing Space, Sharing Opportunities”) on disability rights, technology and art. National Geographic Indonesia Magazine, February 2013 Edition. 

“SERONOK! Memang Seronok”, Majalah Cobra Blog, January 31, 2013.

“SERONOK: Kolaborasi Asyik Seni, Sastra, dan Perempuan”, Damn! I Love Indonesia, January 25, 2013.

“SERONOK Puts the Spotlight on Violence and Identity" [transl.] in Requisitoire, Law Enforcement and Justice Magazine, January 15, 2013.

“Q&A: Seronok Cast”, Whiteboard Journal, January 15, 2013.

Announcements for SERONOK! in various Jakarta media, including Whiteboard Journal, January 2013.

“Spoken Word and Sisterhood Come to Jakarta in ‘SERONOK!’” Jakarta Globe, January 13, 2013.

“Okka, Bantu Sesama dengan Seni” [“Okka, Helping Others Through Art”], Kartunet, January 9, 2013.

“Inclusive Art, Ciptakan Seni yang Universal”, Kartunet, January 9, 2013.

“Panggung Sastra, Ajang Eksistensi Disabilitas”, Kartunet, December 22, 2012.

“Pentas Berbeda Bahagia, Ajang Unjuk Gigi Penyandang Disabilitas”, Berita Satu, December 14, 2012.

“Hearing the Voices of Jakarta’s Talented Disability Community,” Jakarta Globe, December 9, 2012.

“Indie Lit’s End of the World: Last Night on Earth”, TOR, November 27, 2012.

Featured on Australian Embassy in Indonesia Facebook page, November 12, 2012.

Featured on Radio Australia – Indonesia Facebook page, November 9, 2012, pictured with podcast.

“Okka Brings Poetry to Oz”. Article in Canberra CityNews, November 6, 2012.

“I shared my poems with a community of talented artists”. Interview with Candy Magazine (the Philippines’ largest teen magazine). October 2012 issue. Spoke on Vermont Studio Center, poetry, inclusive arts and encouraging teenagers to pursue their passions.

"Art Therapies: A Mental Health Solution" [in Indonesian], Science section of national newspaper Kompas, September 4, 2012, including a mention of the Indonesian Street Art Database talk. First mention of term “inclusive arts”.

“Debating Street Art: ISAD Forums in Indonesia", Art Radar, August 29, 2012.

In “Preserving Indonesian street art: ISAD director Andi Rharharha interview”, Art Radar, August 21, 2012.

“Terapi Seni Jadi Sarana: Teknologi Bisa Dimanfaatkan sebagai Sarana Berkesenian” [“Art Therapy in Focus: Technology As A Tool for Art”, on the ISAD discussion], Kompas national newspaper, July 23, 2012.

“My Jakarta: Khairani ‘Okka’ Barokka, Writer-Performer.” The Jakarta Globe, July 13, 2012.

“Q&A: Khairani Barokka (Okka)” [on spoken word], Whiteboard Journal, July 11, 2012.

“From LA to Jakarta: Spoken Word Across the Oceans” [review of show at @atamerica], The Jakarta Globe website, June 12, 2012.

“A Night of Performance Poetry in Jakarta” [preview of show at @america], The Jakarta Globe website, June 6, 2012.

“So They Say You Hate Poetry! Art Out Loud by Poet-Performers” [preview of show at @america], Whiteboard Journal, May 31, 2012.

“Poet Performers”, Scene and Heard section of TEMPO English Magazine, June 18-24, 2012.

Write-up of “Call and Response” (participatory art piece), New Museum’s New City Reader (NYC), by Daniel Perlin, 2011.


AUDIO

"Ep. 95 - Khairani Barokka; Wayne Holloway-Smith", podcast interview with Silent Tongue, released March 20, 2017. Transcript available here.

Podcast interview with DKUK for their residency at Open School East, recorded November 15, 2015, released October 2016.

Bare Lit appearance mentioned in "Museum of Grooves Show 1", UK, February 22, 2016.

Work at Rimbun Dahan and "Oil and enamel on linen: poems" discussed in Bilqis Hijjas and Syar S. Alia's interview on BFM Radio Malaysia, "Return of the Residents". March 11, 2015.

“The Call Out - Episode 3: Accessing Stories”, London, UK, July 13, 2014.

“Emerging Q and A”, Emerging Writers Festival, aired on ABC and Slow TV, Australia, August 2013. (Audio-only version available.)

Emerging Writers' Festival, Khairani Barokka”, interview and poetry performance, ABC Radio National, Books and Arts Daily with Michael Cathcart, Australia, May 29, 2013.

Interview on RRRFM, podcast by Right Now on art, poetry, and disability rights in Asia, including live poetry performance, November 29, 2012.

Interview on 91.1FM, Canberra, Australia, including live poetry performance, November 2012.

Radio Interview and Performance, 101.3FM, Queensland, Australia. Nyaring show, 6-9AM AEST. Aired Sunday, September 16, 2012. Spoke on Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, inclusive arts and the role of technology, spoken word, street art, etc.

Guest, Asian Snapshot, Radio Australia (English service), November 9, 2012.

Interview on Radio Australia (Indonesian service), discussing arts and disability and performing live poetry, November 9, 2012.