Digital Transgender Archive

Son Kit Oral History

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In an interview with Sebástian Casto Niculescu, artist/curator Son Kit explains their complex childhood, in which the pressures of their Korean family and their confusion with their queer identity rendered them unable to develop a "vocabulary" for their gender and sexuality until her college years. They also discuss their work and life as an artist and how this has helped them develop relationships, as well as their work creating a creative space (via zines) for individuals to feel less emotionally isolated and spaces for queer artists to find mentors and other programming.

Item Information:

Identifier
4f16c2874
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Kit, Son
Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Jul. 23, 2018
Dates Covered
1990 to 2018
Genre
Oral Histories
Places
New York
California > Los Angeles County > Los Angeles
Rhode Island > Providence > City of Providence > Brown University
Topic(s)
Academics
Anime
Artists
Asian cultures
Colleges
Friendships
Gender identity
Korean American families
Transgender people
Zines
Resource Type
Audio
Digital Format
1 hour 15 minutes 53 seconds
Language
English
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