NICOLE KELLY (NK) IS AN ARTIST
+ CREATING TRANSFORMATIVE MEDIA*
+ CONSENTING TO LEARN IN PUBLIC**
+ MAKING REVOLUTION IRRESISTIBLE***
*“No art is neutral. It’s either transforming or upholding the status quo.” — adrienne maree brown
**Dr Adrian Keane (Native Appropriations) on All My Relations podcast.
***”The role of the artist is to make revolution irresistible.” — Toni Cade Bambara
I make narrative and experimental audio documentaries.
IN A PAST LIFE
I was a PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR at the Women’s Center for Creative Work
I edited Decolonizing Nonviolent Communication for Co-Conspirator Press.
I wrote some zines & did some programs with a collective called Intersectionality NOW.
Kimbilo Fiction Fellow, 2014-2016
I received an MFA from the Programs In Writing at UC Irvine.
SOME PRESS & OTHER MEDIA
Listen to me talk about gender, consent, power & intimacy with Sara Lyons on The People.
Listen to me talk about WHITE DRAG on Afropunk. Listen to WHITE DRAG on the CBC.
That time the paper of record recommended Divesting From People Pleasing.