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Oral History Interview with Heidi McKenzie (2014)

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DP012 - Heidi (Final Transcript).pdf
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Title

Oral History Interview with Heidi McKenzie (2014)

Subject

Cultural Essentialism, Racism, Bi-racial

Description

Heidi McKenzie was the co-coordinator of the Desh Pardesh festival alongside Steve Pereira for a year and a half, beginning in 1994. She discusses in this oral history interview the notion of multiculturalism in Desh discourse, representation in the board of Desh Pardesh and her experience as a bi-racial person in the Desh environment. She touches on cultural essentialism as experienced by bi-racial people, and concludes with a discussion on difficulties of modern artists.

Creator

South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC)

Date

2014-09-22

Contributor

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

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Format

PDF, WAV

Language

English

Type

Sound, Text

Coverage

1990s Toronto

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Citation

South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC), “Oral History Interview with Heidi McKenzie (2014)
,” The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions, accessed April 19, 2019, http://digitalcollections.clga.ca/items/show/831.

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