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From the Ground Up: Khairani Barokka, Bella Milroy & Hannah Wallis

Khairani Barokka and Bella Milroy in-conversation, chaired by Hannah Wallis

In this second archived event from our event 'From the Ground Up: The Gathering', join Khairani Barokka and Bella Milroy with Hannah Wallis for readings, an in-conversation and an audience Q and A. You can find out more about 'From the Ground Up' by clicking here.

The video is subtitled. A full transcript is available to read by clicking here.

You can also listen to the conversation as a podcast on our Sounder page, as well as Apple Podcasts and Spotify.


If ‘normative time’ can be understood as artificial and possible to change, what can we learn from ‘crip time’ as a new way of understanding time that acknowledges different lived realities? Join Bella Milroy and Khairani Barokka in thinking through and with crip time in relation to rural contexts and anti-colonial praxis.

Khairani Barokka is an Indonesian writer and artist in London, whose work centres disability justice as anticolonial praxis, and has presented widely internationally. Okka is the new Editor of Modern Poetry in Translation. Her latest book is Ultimatum Orangutan (Nine Arches), shortlisted for the Barbellion Prize.

Bella Milroy is an artist and writer who lives in her hometown of Chesterfield, Derbyshire. She works responsively through mediums of sculpture, drawings, photography, writing and text. She makes work about making work (and being disabled) and not being able to make work (and being disabled).

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