Episode 3: All the Queer Cats in Oregon and Utah

Episode 3 May 14, 2023 01:09:16
Episode 3: All the Queer Cats in Oregon and Utah
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Episode 3: All the Queer Cats in Oregon and Utah

May 14 2023 | 01:09:16

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Show Notes

Alex (they/them), Antra (she/her), and Aubrey (she/her) discuss East Creek Art, the upcoming QueerCat firing event happening at East Creek Art, and the culture and pedagogy surrounding the Utah State University woodfire program. Midroll detailing contributors to the QueerCat firing and an upcoming article in Oregon Business Magazine, along with some terms that come up in the episode.

Tokenism: the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to be inclusive to members of minority groups, especially by recruiting people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of racial or gender equality within a workplace or educational context.

Virtue Signaling: an attempt to show other people that you are a good person, for example by expressing opinions that will be acceptable to them, especially on social media. It is indicating that one has virtue merely by expressing disgust or favour for certain political ideas or cultural happenings.

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QueerCat firing is fully funded thanks to RACC (Regional Arts and Culture Council), Oregon Arts Commission, Georgies Ceramic and Clay Company, Clay Art Center Tacoma, and individual donors via GoFundMe. Thank you!

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