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Oral History Interview with Arif Noorani (2015)

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DP005 - Arif (Final Transcript).pdf
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Title

Oral History Interview with Arif Noorani (2015)

Subject

oral history, queer politics, Inside Out, activists, Desh Pardesh, Queer Nation, Mike Harris, CKLN, arts festival, South Asian, neoliberalism

Description

Arif Noorani, in this oral history, active in Desh Pardesh in the 90’s, discusses his involvement with other activist groups, notably Queer Nation and CKLN. He talks about the influence Mike Harris had on the numerous arts collectives who lost funding and the importance of community-building via arts and culture production. He examines the political basis for Desh and advises future generations against fostering identity politics. He also addresses the concerns Desh had with corporate sponsors.

Creator

South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC)

Date

2015-07-25

Contributor

Anna Malla
LGBTQ Oral History DIgital Collaboratory (Elspeth Brown, PI)

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Format

PDF, AIF

Language

English

Type

Sound, Text

Coverage

Toronto, 1990s

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Citation

South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC), “Oral History Interview with Arif Noorani (2015),” The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions, accessed April 23, 2019, http://digitalcollections.clga.ca/items/show/809.

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